Thomas Hamilton Atkinson and wife Nancy appear on the 1860 census for Pulaski County not many lines from Hezekiah. They are on the 1880 census for Leon County TX. According to birthplaces of children, this family moved to Alabama by 1861. The 1870 census shows them in Conecuh County AL. T H Atkinson enrolled in Co E, 38th Alabama Regiment. Quite possibly a Texas pension application in his name provides more information about his service and personal history.