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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Joseph D. Johns Sr Born Nov. 24, 1832 Died Oct 11, 1908 Christ is my hope Joseph Dupuy Johns was born in Lunenberg County, Virginia in 1832.   On 4 May 1862  he enlisted in the Confederate Army as a Private in Company A of the 33rd Regiment 5th Texas Cavalry, Duff’s Partisan Rangers. Another Kendall …

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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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Jimmie, one of Conrad Adam’s great grandsons, served in the US Army during World War II.  He originally trained as a motorcylist and was ready to ship out to Europe when last minute orders sent his unit to Colorado to be trained as infantry soldiers. After training, the unit was sent to San Francisco where they boarded a …

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Willie Adam WWI Willie E. Adam Private, 32 Co. 8 Bn. 165 Depot Brigade received an honorable discharged  from the United States Army on 24 March 1919. This was one day after his 26th birthday. He was 25 when he enlisted on 8 August 1918.  He had blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion and was 5 feet 10 in …

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