John Taylor Hall
Private John Taylor Hall is my great granduncle born 1838 in Alabama came to Texas with his older brother Stephen Taylor Hall. John married 27 Aug 1863 Jefferson, Alabama Electra Steele born Nov 1846 in Elyton, Jefferson, Alabama they had three children: Sylvester born 6 Jun1866 in Alabama died 1 Mar 1932 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama. John Thomas Hall born 1868 in Shelby, Alabama died 10 Sep 1935 Birmingham. Robert C. born 15 Dec 1871 in Alabama died 11 May 1946 in Nez Perce, Idaho. John & Stephen enlisted at the age of 23 on 1 Jan 1862. Date of appointment 1 Sep 1862. Camp Likens Muster Roll 15 Feb 1862 Capt. John D. Hamilton's Company, 1 Regiment Johnson's Brigade Texas Mounted Volunteers. Camp Likens Valuation of horse $225; equipments $35. He appears on a Roster of officers of Ector's Brigade. Roster dated near Brandon, Mississippi, 23 Oct 1863 Co. D., 14 Texas Cavalry F&S. Appears on a injured LIST Major General McCown's Division , A.T., Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn 31 Dec 1862.
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John's Brother Stephen Taylor Hall
1862-1864 | Texas
Great grandfather Private Stephen Taylor Hall born Nov.1829 in Alabama died 1904 in Pecos, Reeves County, Texas. Married Julia A Tankersley born 1835 in Alabama.
He joined Capt. Milton M. Boggess' Company, McKie's Squadron Mounted Volunteers,
May 14, 1862 at Henderson, Texas. His muster records show his horse was valued at $200 and his equipment at $35. He served in the trans Mississippi Department in W.H. Parsons Brigade. Morgan's Battalion Texas Cavalry was organized with seven companies about November 23, 1863, by the consolidation of Major Charles L. Morgan's Squadron Texas Cavalry, Capt. B. D. McKie's Squadron Texas Cavalry and Capt. William B. Denson's Squadron Louisiana and Texas Cavalry. Three other companies were added at various times and the designation changed to Morgan's Regiment Texas Cavalry about February, 1865. He was a 3rd Cousin 3x removed to General Zachary Taylor 1784-1850 and 12 President. Picture taken 1896 Palestine, Texas.