Ira B. Sadler, Private, Co. A, 7 Texas Infantry

1841

  • June 20: Ira B. Sadler is born.

1861

  • October 1:  Enlisted in the Confederate Army in Marshall, Texas.

1862

  • February 16: Captured at Fort Donelson.  Sent to Camp Douglas, Chicago.
  • March 12: Admitted to U.S.A. Prison Hosp., Camp Douglas, Chicago. Returned to “duty” on March 17th.
  • July 9:  Admitted to U.S.A. Prison Hosp., Camp Douglas, Chicago. Returned to “duty” on July 21st.
  • August 1: Appears on a roll of prisoners of war at Camp Douglas, Chicago. 
  • September 6: Appears on a roll of prisoners of war sent from Camp Douglas, Chicago to Vicksburg to be exchanged.
  • October 31:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1863

  • January & February:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • February 28 – June 30:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • September & October:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • November & December:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “15 Rounds Ammunition.”

1864

  • January & February:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “Reenlisted for the war.”
  • April 19: Ira Sadler is married in McLennan County Texas to Rebecca Chism.
  • April 28: Appears on a roster of commissioned officers, Provisional Army Confederate States. Ira is listed as an Ensign.
  • July 22: Wounded in the left hand during The Battle of Atlanta.
  • July 24: Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital in Macon, Georgia.
  • August 15:  Appears on a register of Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospitals Macon, Ga..  Disease “G.S.W. left hand causing amputation of the thumb.”
  • August 17: Furloughed till September 16.
  • November 7:  Appears on a report of staff and acting staff officers serving in Cheatham’s Corps, Army of Tennessee in Tuscumbia Alabama. Remarks “Granbury’s Brigade”
  • November 30:  Fought in the Battle of Franklin under Granbury. He was wounded in Franklin and captured by the United States Army during Confederate retreat from Nashville on December 17/18.
  • December 28: Admitted to Hospital No. 1, U.S.A., Gen’l Hosp. Nashville, Tenn.  Diagnosis “Simple flesh wound of right side.”

1865

  • January 31: Appears on a roll of prisoners of war at Nashville, Tenn..  Remarks “Forwarded to Louisville, KY.” (Listed as being a 1st Lieutenant)

1867

  • Ira B. Sadler registered to vote in McLennan County, Texas.

1881

  • January 24: Ira B. Sadler dies.