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Robert Micajah Powell

Full Name: Robert Micajah "Mike" Powell
Birth date: September 23, 1826
Death date: January 15, 1916

Terms of Service

  • House, 7th (1) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • R.M. Powell (1826-1916), portraits, burial in Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, St. Louis, Missouri. Find a Grave .
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Robert Micajah Powell. Birth date 9/23/1827. Granbury's Texas Brigade .
  • POWELL, ROBERT MICAJAH (1826-1916). Birth date 9/23/1826; death date 1/15/1916. Relatives: Robert Micajah Powell - nephew, R.M. "Three-Legged Willie" Williamson - uncle. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 5th Texas Infantry. Commander, Texas Brigade. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Death notice, "Colonel R.M. Powell Dead," The Houston Post, 1/16/1916, p. 3. Powell was "the last surviving commander of Hood's Fifth Texas brigade of the Confederate army." Death date 1/15/1916. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 13-15, prisoner of war letters, mentioned in footnote 6 (Robert "Mike" Powell). Born 1827. Touched by Fire: Letters From Company D 5th Texas Infantry Hood's Brigade Army of Northern Virginia 1862-1865 2000.
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