Lt. John Taylor Hall
John Taylor Hall is my great granduncle born 1838 in Dale, 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 1866-1932, John Thomas Hall Jr 1868-1935. Robert C. Hall 1871-1946. John 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.He recieved a leg wound and 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.
1862-1964 | Texas
Aug 31, to Dec 31, 1862
Sep & Oct 1862
Jan & Feb 1863
Mar & Apr 1863
May & Jun 1863
Roster dated 28 Apr 1864 Camp near Tuscaloosa, AL
Station Lauderdale Springs 5 Apr 1864
Report dated 27 Aug 1864 Atlanta, Ga Lieut. Gen. Alex P. Stewart's Corps Ector's Brigade, French's Divison
Register of Appointments, Confederate States Army
To whom report 14 Texas Cav. Regt.
Date of Appointment 29 Oct 1864
Date of confirmation 21 Dec 1864
To take rank 17 Oct 1864 Delivered Army Form
Secretary of War J. A. Seddon
1 Jul - 31 Jul 1863 $110
10 Aug 1863 $36 Lieut. J . T. Hall