Curd, Benedict M.

Photo:   CSAflag

Age at Enlistment:  17

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  Texas

Rank:  Pvt / Cpl

Unit26th TX Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. I on 26 Jan 1862 under Gen. (Debray’s) (Davis’ Mounted Battalion); appointed 1st Corporal from the ranks on 28 Jan 1864; NFR

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Peach Creek Cemetery, College Station, Brazos Co., TX

Soldier Info:   Born in Brazos Co., TX in 1845; Died in Brazos Co., TX in 1922; After the war he got into a gunfight with a man named Allen outside a saloon in Millican, TX and he shot and mortally wounded Allen; He was known as “Uncle Dick” in the family.

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 6x