Military Records

Republic Era
Index to the Military Rolls of the Republic of Texas
1835 - 1845
Searchable database created by H. David Maxey, 1999
Index to Military Bounty and Donation Land Grants
1835 - 1845
Searchable database created by H. David Maxey, 1999

Horse Marines of Refugio County - 1836

Republic Claims   
Searchable database  for our ancestors who had claims during the Republic Era.  You search all of Texas in this database.

Texas Patriots 1836
Including Captain Ira Westover's Company: 
[Consisting primarily of Irish volunteers from Refugio and San Patricio]

Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935
Searchable database which covers the entire state.

Woodward Letter - 1839

Civil War

Home Guard Units in Civil War
List of men in each unit, including rank.

Captain Daniel C. Doughty's Spy Company, 
Company B, 29th Brigade

Applications for Confederate Pensions by Refugio Co. Residents
This is abstracted material from all 12 applications filed in Refugio County.  
There are lots of names here, including character witnesses, doctors, notaries, next-of-kin, undertakers, etc.  
Also included is the application for Mary Elizabeth Adkins of Bee County, widow of Joel Walker Adkins, because of their Refugio connections.

Confederate Indigent Families for Refugio County - Listed by Household
For Refugio County only.
Commissioner Court Minutes - January 6, 1865
List of Indigent Dependents of Soldiers, including number of children.

Confederate Indigent Families
Searchable Database at Texas State Archives in which you can search all counties in Texas.

20th Century Wars

Honorable Discharge WWI - Demmer
Honorable Discharge WWI - Van Heuvel
Honorable Discharge WWI - Piehl
Honorable Discharge WWI - Boerm
Honorable Discharge WWI - Richardson
Honorable Discharge WWI - Gipson
Honorable Discharge WWI - Elliott
Honorable Discharge WWI - Sumner
Honorable Discharge WWI - Carales

Honorable Discharge WWI - Milford Williams

Honorable Discharge WWI - Joseph O. Linney
Honorable Discharge WWI - Carl Sims

Honorable Discharge WWI- Thomas James Heard

In honor of those Refugio soldiers who have been killed in action while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America
21st Battalion Texas State Guard
Claude Cantu - Died in WWII - 1945
Letter to Editor from Henry Rocha, stationed in Italy - January 1945
Clarence J. West Back in US - January 1945
Mike Milliff Is Freed from German Prison - May 1945
1945 - Japanese Surrender
1945 - Soldiers Receive Discharge
List of many, many names of soldiers discharged in November and December

The background is a photograph of James H. Tom, a Confederate soldier from Washington County.  Many of his descendants lived in Refugio County.  The photograph  is from the collection of Maggie Tom.  


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