Black, William A.

Photo:   12th TX Infantry Battle flag12th TX inf

Age at Enlistment:  20

Length of Service: 1862

State:  Texas

Rank:  Pvt

Unit12th TX Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. I after enrollment on 28 Feb 1862; discharged with surgeon’s certificate because of chronically disabled right leg

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:  Burial Unknown, but likely Tennessee

Soldier Info:   Born in Tennessee in 1842; He lived in Texas in 1860 and resided there when he enlisted in the 12th TX Infantry.  Death unknown but after 1920 because he appears as age 76 on the ’20 census. There is no 1930 census found.

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 5x

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