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TEXAS, MISSOURI & OHIO BOYS

Gilbert DeVer I
father of
William DeVer
father of
William John DeVer, Sr.
father of
William John DeVer, Jr.
father of
John M. DeVer
father of
Gilbert DeVer I
father of
William DeVer
father of
William John DeVer, Sr.
father of
William John DeVer, Jr.
father of
Elijah DeVer
father of
John Arthur DeVer- private
16th Texas Cavalry (Dismounted), CSA

~
Company G
~ Captain James H. Tuttle's Company
~enlisted 3/2/1862 for 12 months at Grayson Co. TX
~born 1838 in Missouri
~value of horse - $100.00
~value of equipment - $20.00
~on detached service as of November 1862 with permission of General Hindman

William A DeVer - sergeant
11th Texas Cavalry (Young's Regiment), CSA
~ Company A
~enlisted 10/7/1861 for 12 months at Camp Reeves

~Private horse (no value given)
~born 1828 in Grayson County, TX
~promoted to 2nd sergeant 8/1862
~present December 21, 1862
~wounded at Chickamauga 9/20/1863
~absent through February 1864

Elijah Newton DeVer -
2nd Regiment Texas Cavalry State Troops, CSA (6 mos. 63-64)~Company A
~enlisted 1/27/1863 in Camp Wharton, TX
~exempt from service on account of owning over 500 head of cattle  Baylor's Regiment Texas Cavalry
(2nd Regiment, Arizona Brigade)
~Captain A. McFarlane's Company (McCullough Rangers)
~Scout in Grayson County since April 23, 1864
~detailed 10/28/64 to care for an injured horse

James M.  DeVer - sergeant
23rd Texas Cavalry (Gould's)
~Company H
~detailed in Marine Department 12/3/1863
~Stationed on the steamer "Mary Hill"

Maxwell W. DeVer- private
11th Texas Cavalry (Young's Regiment), CSA
~ Company E - John C. Burke's Company (State Service)
~enlisted 5/1/1861 for 12 months at Camp Reeves
~born 6/27/1837 near Haywood, NC
~on detatched service with Col. Watie's Regiment of Cherokees
~on sick furlough 8/1862
~present 12/1862 through 2/1864 and final muster roll

Calvin Alexander DeVer- private
TX State Troops  - Clarksville Light Infantry, CSA
~Captain Gould's Company
~enlisted 6/15/1861 at Red River, TX
~born 6/21/1827 near Haywood, NC
~NFR


a replica drawing of the 11th Cavalry Flag


flag of the 16th Cavalry

Gilbert DeVer I
father of
William DeVer
father of
William John DeVer, Sr.
father of
Richard J. DeVer
father of
Gabriel DeVer

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Gilbert DeVer I
father of
William DeVer
father of
William John DeVer, Sr.
father of
Nathaniel DeVer

father of
William Harvey DeVer

father of

Levi N.  DeVer - private
10th Texas Infantry (Nelson's Regiment), CSA
~Company I
~enlisted 1/16/1862 at Kimball, TX for the duration of the war
~born October 17, 1835 in Tennessee
~present June 30, 1862
~absent 8/5/1862 sick at camp
~died of disease at hospital Little Rock, Arkansas 10/13/1862
~articles of clothing given to his brother John
~pay of $14.75 sent to his father

John Chester DeVer - private
10th Texas Infantry (Nelson's Regiment), CSA
~Company I
~enlisted 1/16/1862 at Kimball, TX for the duration of the war
~born October 31, 1846 in Tennessee
~present June 30, 1862
~absent - sick at Little Rock 7/8/1862
~present October 1862
~Captured at Fort Hindman, AR while sick 1/11/1863
~POW to Camp Douglas, Illinois 2/1863
~paroled 4/2/1863
~delivered to City Point, VA 4/10/1863
~absent wounded at Battle of Missionry Ridge on 40 day furlough 12/4/1863 to NC
~absent - extended furlough to Pidgeon Fork NC at uncles 4/1864
~deserted 5/22/1864
~took oath and sent north to Indiana 5/23/1864

Nathan Early  DeVer - private
21st TX Cavalry, CSA
~Company F
~Captain D.C Giddings Company
~1st Regiment Carter's Brigade, Mounted Volunteers
~enlisted  12/15/1861 near Chapel Hill, TX for the duration of the war
~came with horse valued at $200.00
~equipment valued at $25.00
~present Aug 31, 1862 through Feb 28, 1863~absent 10/31/1863 - sick - left in the vicinity of Washington, Arkansas~appears on sick roster of the hospital in Washington, AR~granted a 40 day furlough from Novermber 19, 1863 on a surgeons certificate

William Pharis  DeVer - private
8th Texas Cavalry (Texas Volunteers), CSA
~Captain John A Wharton's Company
~became Company B -  1st Regiment Texas Rangers
~enlisted September 7, 1861 for the duration of the war
~born 7/22/1837 in Washington Co. TX
~absent 1/1862 on sick furlough at Camp Oakland
~present 6/1862 through 8/1862
~on detached service with pasture horses 1/26/1863
~present 1/22/1863 through 4/30/1863
~paroled June 1865 by Maj. Ross Wilkinson
~description given by Provost Marshall's office in Montgomery, AL - height - 6'2", hair - light, eyes - blue, complexion - light

Gilbert DeVer I
father of
William DeVer
father of
Hugh E. DeVer, Sr.
father of
William E. DeVer

father of
Henry E. DeVer

father of
William DeVer
father of

 

Thomas DeVer - private
2nd Missouri Infantry, CSA
~Company F
~enlisted 12/9/1861 for 12 months at Sack River
~re-enlisted 5/9/1862 for three years or the duration of the war
~listed as age 16 at time of enlistment
~born between 1843 and 1845 at St. Charles, MO
~present through 12/1862
~present 1/1863 through 3/1863
~wounded at Baker's Creek 3/16/1863
~present 4/1863 through 6/1863
~wounded at Vicksburg siege 6/8/1863
~captured 7/4/1863 at Vicksburg (on lists at captured wounded)~paroled 7/7/1863 at Vicksburg
~present 7/1863 through 12/1863
~present 1/1863 through 8/1864
~killed at the Battle of Allatoona Pass, GA 10/5/1864
~brother James listed in final statement

James Henry DeVer - private
2nd Missouri Infantry, CSA
~Company F
~enlisted 12/9/1861 for 12 months at Sack River
~re-enlisted 5/9/1862 for three years or the duration of the war

 

Abraham DeVer (brother of Gilbert I)
father of
Basel DeVer
father of
Miseal DeVer
father of
Jonas DeVer
father of
John Shipley DeVer

father of

Abraham DeVer (brother of Gilbert I)
father of
Basel DeVer
father of
Miseal DeVer
father of
Jonas DeVer
father of
Jonas Benjamin DeVer

father of

Jonas Shipley DeVer -  Corporal
114th Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company H

George Wilberforce DeVer -  1st Leiutenant
161st Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company K
~also served: 62nd Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company A



flag of the 114th Ohio

Henry H. DeVer -  Private
31st Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company D

Jonas Newton DeVer -  Private
31st Ohio Infanty, USA
~Company D
~enlisted 8/14/1852
~discharged 6/21/1865

Francis Grimall DeVer -  Corporal
160th Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company B

Michael Longstreth DeVer -  Private
31 Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company D

Abraham DeVer (brother of Gilbert I)
father of
Basel DeVer
father of
Miseal DeVer
father of
Jonas DeVer
father of

Abraham DeVer (brother of Gilbert I)
father of
Basel DeVer
father of
Abraham DeVer
father of
Eli DeVer
father of

Lloyd T. DeVer -  Private
1st Ohio Heavy Artillery, USA
~Company I

Samuel Hamilton DeVer -  Private
20th Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company K

Wesley F. DeVer -  Private
1st Ohio Heavy Artillery, USA
~Company I
~also served: 62nd Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company A

Nelson H. DeVer -  Corporal
193rd Ohio Infantry, USA
~Company E


1 - National Archives Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers who served in Organizations from the State of Texas
2 -
Men of Mark of Rockingham County
3 -
National Archives Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index (Ohio records)
4 - 11th Texas Cavalry by R. Scott Gartin
5 -
The knowledge of my father Christopher D. DeVier and his two elder brothers, Clinton M. DeVier and Charles W. DeVier, Jr.
7 - 1912 History of Rockingham County by John Wayland
8 - LIfe Under Four Flags by C.E.May
9 - The DeVer and Related Families
10 - The Red River Dixie Boys - by R. Scott Gartin
11 - Soldiers and Sailors Index
 

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