Confederate States Army, Company I, Simms Regiment, detached service (per soldier's application; includes correspondence, affidavits, and direct interrogatories of witnesses; no William A. Vestal found by War Department on the rolls of Companies E, D, or I.9 (Sims) Regiment, Texas Cavalry, in the period 11/1/1861-6/30/1864). William Albert Vestal, birth date 5/28/1847 near Camden, Arkansas, death date 3/17/1928 in Marquez, Leon County, Texas, widow Mrs. Julia A. Vestal, marriage date 12/19/1869 in Leon County. Pension File Nos. 38771 (William A. Vestal) and 43739 (William Albert Vestal), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. No. 38771 includes letter from W.A. Vestal to Hon. Lon A. Smith, Commissioner of Pensions, 9/27/1922: "In 1890 this county and Madison elected me to the 22d Legislature and served during Hogg's first administration."
Confederate States Army, Company I, Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, William Albert Vestal, birth date 5/28/1847, death date 3/17/1928, burial in Clear Creek Cemetery, Leon County. Includes photo of William Albert Vestal and Julia Ann (Seale) and plaque in memory of Confederate veterans buried in Clear Creek Cemetery.
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William Albert Vestal, birth date 5/28/1847 in Ouchita County, Arkansas; death date 3/17/1928 in Marquez, Leon County, Texas.
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