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Milton Stanhope Austin

M.S. Austin
Full Name: Milton Stanhope Austin
Birth date: January 1, 1828
Death date: November 11, 1906

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, North Carolina 52nd Infantry, enlistment date 3/19/1862 as 1st Lieutenant, muster date 4/28/1862 in North Carolina, rank change to Captain 7/3/1863. Milton S. Austin, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com .
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans honor Milton Stanhope Austin, 10/12/2001. "Confederate Ceremony to Honor First Elected Sheriff; Civil War Captain Made Area Home, Got Involved in Local, State Politics." Dallas Morning News .
  • Mentioned in "In Search of a Past; Lack of Civil War Items Threatens Rockwall Historical Society Show," 1/6/1999, p. 1M. Dallas Morning News .
  • Mentioned in "Jeanette Cornelius is Collecting Stories of Area Pioneers," 1/3/2001, p. 1M. Dallas Morning News .
  • Mentioned in "Ode to Pioneers: Woman Collecting Stories of Area's Early Families," 1/3/2001. Denton Record-Chronicle .
  • Census of 1880 - Milton Austin, Rockwall County, farmer; born circa 1828 in North Carolina, wife Margaret. FamilySearch .
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, 52nd North Carolina Troops. Military grave marker, Capt. Milton S. Austin, birth date 1/1/1828, death date 11/11/1906, burial in Chisholm Cemetery, McLendon-Chisholm, Rockwall County. Commander M.S. Austin, Captain, Company E, 52nd North Carolina Regiment, Pettigrew's Brigade, Heth's Division, Army of Northern Virginia under General R.E. Lee, biographical sketch from "Short and Interesting Sketches of Prominent Commanders, U.C.V.," Atlanta Constitution, 7/20/1898, p. 9. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, M.S. Austin, p. 6. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Company E, 52nd North Carolina Regiment. Civil War Soldiers Roster, Rockwall County, TXGenWeb Project .

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