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


  • June 20: Ira B. Sadler was born.


  • October 1:  Ira enlisted in the C.S. Army in Marshall, TX.


  • 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, IL. 
  • September 6: Appears on a roll of prisoners of war sent from Camp Douglas to Vicksburg to be exchanged.
  • October 31: Company Muster Roll.  Present.


  • January to October: Company Muster Rolls. Present.
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “15 Rounds Ammunition.”


  • January & February: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Reenlisted for the war.”
  • April 19: Ira Sadler married Rebecca Chism in McLennan County,TX.
  • April 28: Appeared on a roster of commissioned officers, Provisional Army Confederate States. Ira was listed as an Ensign.
  • July 22: Wounded in the left hand during the Battle of Atlanta.
  • July 24: Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital in Macon, GA.
  • 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: Appeared 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.”


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


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


  • January 24: Ira B. Sadler died.