Fayette County, Texas Military & Pension Records

Texas Independence

Dawson Massacre & Mier Expedition

Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

War Casualties from Fayette County

General Information

 

 

War of Texas Independence

Participants in the Battle of San Jacinto

with biographies from the San Jacinto Museum of History

Texas Muster Rolls, 1835-1836

Scans of the original muster rolls with index at the state TXGenWeb site

Recollections of Joel W. Robison

Includes Robison's account of the capture of Santa Anna in the January 1903 Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association at the Texas State Historical Association website

Republic of Texas Pension Claim File Affadavits

Lancelot Abbotts

Lyman W. Alexander

Dawson Massacre & Mier Expedition

Participants in the Dawson Massacre

Contributed by Dale Martin

The Mier Expedition

Part of the Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas Web Site

Eyewitness Descriptions of the Battle of Salado & the Dawson Massacre

Part of the Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas Web Site

Journal of the Texian Expedition Against Mier

By Gen. T. J. Green, 1845
Southern Methodist University Web Site

Monument Hill

Site of tomb containing the remains of members of the Dawson and Mier Expeditions—list of burials and historical markers

Monument Hill

Footprints of Fayette article provides historical background for Monument Hill

Black Beans of Death

Footprints of Fayette article

Bones Back to La Grange

Footprints of Fayette article

Republic of Texas Pension Claim File Affadavits

H. A. Adams

John R. Alexander

 

Korea

Korean War Casualties from Fayette County

At Home in Schulenburg—Vet Still Wonders How He made Parade Detail [Melvin Adamek]

 

World War I

World War I Draft Registration

List of Fayette County men who had registered for the draft on June 5, 1917 with link to search engine for draft registration cards.

Fayette County's World War I Casualties

Names, data, and photographs of enlisted men who lost their lives in battle or from disease.

Dare We Forget WWI and the Service of our Fayette County Men

Celebration - War Is Won

November 11, 1918 in La Grange

Sorrow - Soldier is Lost

Death of Pvt. Hugo Ehlers

Military and Veteran Records

The Texas State Library and Archives has the most complete collection of military records for Texas.

Among the many military and veteran records that may yield vital statistic information are:

Military records are available though the National Archives and Records Administration. To obtain copies of these files, request a NATF Form 80 from the National Archives and return it with the requested information.

The LDS Texas Research Outline lists sources for military records.

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