Conrad's Stories

The life and times of the Conrad Adam family in Kendall County, Texas

MUSTER ROLL COMPANY FOR 3RD FRONTIER DISTRICT, BRIGADIER GENERAL J. D. MCADOO, COMMANDING Of Captain W. E. Jones,  Company No. _____,   Precinct No. ______,    Kendall County, Third District,  Texas State Troops, for the Month of February, 1864. No. Name Rank Age Arms Remarks 1  W. E. Jones   Captain 56    Rifle & Pistol    Volunteer 2 …

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While looking for something else on the Texas Digital Archives website, I discovered this muster roll for Kendall County. The Texas Digital Archives is part of Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The link to their page is | Texas Digital Archive (preservica.com). Muster Roll Sergeant A. B. Doering, Second Company of Cavalry, 50% call, …

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On 1 February 1864 John Haufler enlisted in the First Regiment of the Texas Cavalry. John lived in Kendall County and was a Union sympathizer in a Confederate state. His muster and descriptive roll dated 22 July 1864 in Brownsville states he was born in Wurttemberg, Germany and was 38 years old and a farmer. According to …

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This weekend Comfort, Texas, is remembering Union soldiers from the Texas Hill County who died in the Battle of the Nueces on 10 August 10 1862. These men were Union sympanthizers in a Confederate State. They were on their way to Mexico and were camped beside the Nueces River when Confederate forces attacked them. On 10 August 1866 the Treue der Union …

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Kathinka, the eldest daughter of Conrad and Adalbertha Bergmann Adam, was born on 7 September 1857. Her great-grandson, Marion Toepperwein, told this story about her. “Before her marriage while living at her father’s place near Boerne, Texas. Due to no fences, horses had to be hobbled, a band of Indians rode through scattering the horses. …

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