Angus Chisum Alexander, Captain, Co. C, 12th Louisiana Infantry

1844

  • April: Angus Chisum Alexander is born.
  • ***Angus randomly gives different states as birth location…Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas.***

1861

  • August 13: Commissioned in the Confederate Army.
  • August 13- October 31: Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1862

  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Present.

1863

  • March & April: Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • May & June: Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “signs roll as commanding company.”
  • July & August: Company Muster Roll.  Present. Remarks “signs roll as commanding company.”
  • September & October: Company Muster Roll. Present.  Remarks “signs roll as commanding company.”
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Absent.  Remarks “Furloughed to Natchitoches Parish, La – for 40 days Dec. 8. 63.”

1864

  • May & June: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Detached service Brig Gen Or No Order unknown.” 
  • July & August: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November 30: Angus fights in The Battle of Franklin crossing over the eastern flank of the battlefield around Carnton Plantation.

1865

  • April 28: Appears on a muster roll off officers and men paroled in accordance with the terms of a military convention entered into on the 26th day of April, 1865, between General Joseph E. Johnston and Major General W.T. Sherman in North Carolina. Paroled in Greensboro, North Carolina.

1877

  • Angus relocates to Texas.

1882 - 1883

  • Angus is listed in the Houston City Directory as a clerk at H.E. & W.T.R.R. (railroad)

1884

  • Angus is listed as a station master, freight and ticket agent for the H.E. & W.T.R.R. (railroad)

1895

  • April 6: Angus Alexander and Emma Richey Hamilton are married.

1900

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 4th in Quinlan, Hunt County, Texas shows Angus, a saw mill laborer, and Emma living with her son Richard Hudgins, age 13.

1910

  • March 2: Andrew’s wife Sarah Jones Martz died in Olympia, Washington.

1910

  • The United States Federal Census taken on May 17th in Van Zandt County, Texas show Angus, a book keeper at saw mill, and Emma living with her son Richey, age 23.
  • November 10: Angus files for a Confederate Veterans pension with the State of Texas.

1920

  • The United States Federal Census taken on January 17th in Van Zandt County, Texas shows Angus, a farmer, and Emma living with her adult son Richey.

1921

  • October 28: Angus dies in Van Zandt County, Texas of typhoid fever.