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Re: Info on Roland Kizziar died at Wilson's Creek

His record with the 12th Texas indicates he enlisted two months after Wilson’s Creek. How the author of his Find a Grave entry tied him to that battle is a mystery.

Find A Grave Memorial # 103024957

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R. S. Kizzier, 18, Private, Capt. W. G. Veal’s Company (Ellis Rangers), Parsons’ Regiment Texas Volunteers,* joined for duty and enrolled October 28,1861 at Hempstead, Texas for 12 month, traveled 260 miles to rendezvous, value of horse, $140, equipments, $20, no further records

Note, this information was taken from the original company muster-in roll

* Ths company was successively designated as Captain Veal’s Company, Parson’s Regiment Texas Volunteers, Company G and Company F,12th Regiment Texas Cavalry. The 12th was also known as the 4th and as Parson’s. In the field it was also called Dragoons and Mounted Volunteers

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W. P. Kizzier, 20, Private, Capt. W. G. Veal’s Company (Ellis Rangers), Parsons’ Regiment Texas Volunteers,* joined for duty and enrolled October 28,1861 at Hempstead, Texas for 12 month, traveled 260 miles to rendezvous, value of horse, $140, equipments, $20, re-enlisted for 2 years May 2, 1862 at Little Rock, admitted General Hospital, Houston, Teas February 28, 1862, Cont. Fever, returned to duty March 26, last recorded present at the December 31, 1863 muster, no further records

Note, only the muster-in roll and that for December 31, dated Dec. 31, 1864 exist in the records. Hence service in 1864/5 cannot be ascertained,

Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Texas

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