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.