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John Evan Gaskell
Posted by: Linda Gaskill Hilton (ID *****7077) Date: April 15, 2009 at 22:08:38
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Anyone out there related to J.E. Gaskell?? John Evan Gaskell was a confederate veteran and song writer. I found this information today. As of April 15, 2009, I Linda Gaskill Hilton have proven that J.E. Gaskill is John Evan Gaskill, nephew of Robert J. Gaskil, Sr. John E. Gaskell b. Oct. 13, 1844 Ala; enl 1862 Vicksburg, Miss; Co M 17th La Regt; during first years of war helped father instruct companies in drilling (father made stump speeches organizing volunteer companies). Was in Gen. Thomas's La. Brig. During last part of war; came to Fort Worth 1895; very active in Camp and in 1906 was director of music and literary dept; in 1910 held same office in Tex. Div. 1925 Thanksgiving Dinner list says b. 1846. SCH 1910; death reported camp minutes Nov. 2, 1930. Several articles about him Fort Worth Star Telegram 1915" Taken from The Robert E. Lee Camp #158 of Confederate Veterans, Fort Worth, Texas. I have much more information on John Evan is anyone is interested and ir he is your ancestor, we are related. Linda Gaskill Hilton

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