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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II

(Born Va.)

Thomas G. Williams

(Ap'd at Large)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1849.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1850; on frontier duty

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 10, 1850)

at Ft. Inge, Tex., 1851, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1851‑53, 1853, — Depot Commissary at Indianola, Tex., 1853‑56, — and San Antonio, Tex.,

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Aug. 7, 1855)

1856‑57, — Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1857, — and Depot Commissary at Indianola, Tex., 1857‑59, — and San Antonio, Tex., 1859‑61.

Resigned, Mar. 15, 1861.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.​a

Civil History. — Special Agent for the Kickapoo Indians, and in other Government employments, 18–––. Merchant, San Antonio, Tex., 188— to 188—. Secretary of the San Antonio, Tex., Gas Company, 18––– to 1885.

Died, Jan. 22, 1885, at San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 57.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record. According to Francis W. Johnson and Ernest W. Winkler, A History of Texas and Texans, III.1256 (1914), he was Assistant Commissary General of the Confederate Army.

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