The length of TST enlistments is not relevant to my assertion. I understand that some TST troops received Confederate pensions and I have the evidence to prove my point. The penison application clearly stipulates the veteran must meet the requirement of at least 6 months of service to qualify for the pension. It is logical that the Texas legislature would honor the TST veterans who served during the WBTS since the State of Texas paid for their services, including these "Confederate" pensions. Texans were royally p--d off at the U.S. Government for failing to protect their borders prior to Secession. It would have been inconceivable they would give up border defense after joining the CSA.
The father, Captain Seamans, was born in 1817 and too old for conscription. He served the entire War in the TST, except for two 6 month tours in the CSA. And his widow did not mention the TST in his application. H.D., on the other hand, ONLY claimed TST service and his application was approved as well.
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A total of 3 records were found for Last name: Seamans, County: Tyler
Applicant Name App # County Husband Husband's App #
Seamans, H. D. 39230 Tyler
Seamans, Nancy 16788 Tyler Seamans, William
Seamans, T. F. 16773 Tyler