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P.B. Curry

CURRY, P. B., (Buried: Plot 2; Evergreen Cemetery, Orange, Texas), Born: 16th day of September, 1836. Deceased: 15th day of May, 1910. Enlisted in the service of the Confederate States of America on the 21st day of June, 1861, as a "Private", and served "Honorably" in Company "B", of the 1st Regiment Heavy Artillery, C.S.A. He was at the time of his enlistment a resident of Galveston, Texas. He was "Honorably" discharged from said Confederate service in April, 1865, by Captain E. P. Turner, aid, General J. B. McGruder. At the time of his discharge from said Confederate service he held the rank of "Private". (Obtained from "Southern Cross of Honor’ application…his writing). He Fought at Battle of Galveston, Texas.

**Compatriot Curry served many years as "Commander" of "Walter P. Lane", Camp 639, United Confederate Veterans, Orange, Texas. Formed in 1889, this Camp was the first Veteran Service Organization at Orange. Also Compatriot P. B. Curry served as Mayor of Orange, Texas.

Wife: Eliza Ann Curry, (Buried: Plot 2; Evergreen Cemetery, Orange, Texas), Born: 10th day of December, 1845. Deceased: 15th day of September

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