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Muster Roll-Iron Guards 1861
Posted by: Robin Webb- Lucas (ID *****8046) Date: June 16, 2007 at 12:21:39
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Found the muster roll of the Iron Guards while looking through deeds in Caldwell Co., TX.
Here is the deed in full-

Muster Roll of the Iron Guards A Company organized in Caldwell County Texas to serve as mounted Rifleman, but who will serve as Infantry if required, Organized July 10th, 1861.
1. Morris B. May Captain
2. Ben E. Ship 1 Lieu
3. Alex McKnmnly Sr. 2 Lieu
4. Able Baker Jr. 3 Lieu
5. James B. West 1 Sergeant
6. Joseph A Carpenter 2 "
7. Wm. H. West 3 "
8. Nathaniel T. Scruggs 4 "
9. Christopher C. Malone 5"
10. Joel A. Taylor 1 Corporal
11. Levi A. West 2 "
12. Marin B Cochran 3 "
13 James M. smith 4 "
Privates Names
14. Wm P. Davis
15. Benj. Sites
16. Wm. Ham
17. Wm C. King
18. Richard West
19. John E. Palns ( the name is hard to read)
20. Darix B. Jones
21. B.T. Yarbourgh
22. M. F. West
23. WM H. Dudley
24. J.F. Jeffrey
25. John Tucker
26. J.P Jeffrey
27. Joseph B. Long
28. B.E. McNitt
29. Joseph May
30 J.T. Stoker
31. J.M. Jeffrey
32. Jackson Garner
33. Oliver Bishop
34. James B. Jeffrey
35. Wm W Jowers
36. D.M Luffie
37. Aaron A. Wages
38. Wm J West
39 Tilman Baker
40 Jeremiah Williams
41 L T. Bishop
42 J. C. Jeffrey
43. J.H. Tomlinson
44. John W. Hurst
45. Wm C. Taylor
46. Hiram Hale
47. O.M. Christian
48. L.D. Young
49. James A. McVea
50. Wm. Green Sr.
51. Wm Green Jr.
52. J.M. McVea
53. John M. Kirksey
54. John R. Jeffrey
55. A.T. Loftis
56. David Dement
57. Charles D. Bishop
58. J.G.M. McVea
59. John Allen
60. W.M. Trammell

I, Morris B. May Captain of the Iron Guards Company being duly sworn according to law, do declare that the within Muster Roll contains a true and correct list of all the officers and members of said company at this time.
Morris B. May
Captain I R C

Sworn to and subscribed this 27th day of July Ad 1861 B.E. Ship J.P.G. Co.
This company is for the use of the state, and subject to the order of the Govenor.

I, J.B.McMahon, Clerk of the County Court of Caldwell Co Texas do hereby certify that this Muster Roll was filed for record in my office the 6th of Ausgust and duly recorded in Record book 7 & on pages 503 & 504, on the 3rd of September AD 1861. To certify which I hereby set my hand and official seal this 3rd day of September AD 1861. J.B.McMahon Clerk by E.H. Rogan, Dept'y

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