Thomas William Blount
Full Name: Thomas William Blount
Date of birth: October 27, 1839
Date of death: May 6, 1934
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||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Aug 8, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870
San Augustine / San Augustine
Sabine, San Augustine
Not present at organization of the House on 8/6/1866. Thos. W. Blount sworn 8/8/1866, p. 10.
Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1.
Galveston Daily News
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Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, War Department memo notes appointment as 2nd Lieutenant of Infantry 4/26/1861; Union Prisoner of War, captured at Port Hudson 7/9/1863 and transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, 3/21/1865; name appears as Captain of Ordnance Department on Oath of Allegiance to the United States, subscribed to at Fort Delaware, released 6/12/1865; residence in St. Augustine, Texas. Soldier's application notes promotion to Captain in August 1862, provisional army, Captain of Artillery. Affidavit of witness G.W. Slaughter states "Captain Blount was also a member of the 11th Legislature." Thomas W. Blount, death date 5/6/1934 in San Augustine County. Pension File No. 46927, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
- Confederate States Army, Lieutenant. Description of military service.
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Thomas William Blount, birth date 10/27/1839 in Alabama, death date 5/6/1934 in San Augustine, San Augustine County.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Capt. Thomas W. Blount, birth date 10/27/1839, death date 5/6/1934, burial in San Augustine City Cemetery, San Augustine, San Augustine County. Includes portrait of Thomas William Blount with Unidentified Soldier, circa 1861-1865, from the Blount family estate, San Augustine, and obituary.
Find a Grave.
T.W. Blount, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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