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Aston Bell Clendenning Murchison Stroup Wells

List of Confederate Veterans Over Eighty Years At Farmersville, Texas.

A report comes from W. A. Bell, of Farmersville, Tex., giving a list of veterans over eighty years of age in the Joseph E. Johnston Camp at that place. It is but a small Camp, and this is the list:

A. F. Clendenning, aged 92 years, was a member of Col. Arch Dobbin's Regiment, Walkers Arkansas Brigade.

J. B. Wells, 86 years, Fitzugh's Texas Regiment, under Gen. Kirby Smith.

Capt. John Murchison, 82 years, Company K, 40th Georgia Regiment.

W. S. Aston, 80 years, Stevens's Tennessee Regiment, under Mouton and Polignac.

M. N. Stroup, will be eighty in November; he was a member of the 30th South Carolina Regiment, Evans Brigade; was in the trences blown up at Petersburg.

Mr. Clendenning was with Walker in Nicaragua in 1856.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, September, 1922.

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