Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

Wayne Hamilton was my 3GGU. He was a member of Co D, 8th Texas Cavalry (Terry’s Texas Rangers) and was wounded at the Second Battle of Murfreesboro (The Battle of Stones River) on 31 Dec 1862. He died from his wounds 24 Jan 1863 at a Confederate military hospital in Ringgold, Georgia. His burial site …

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Charles Hamilton 15 Feb 1932 Vigo County, Indiana 24 Jul 1862 Travis County, Texas J J Manor Hill Cemetery Travis County, Texas (images courtesy of Find A Grave) Charles Hamilton was my third great Grand-uncle. Interestingly, Charles Hamilton’s newer headstone above actually contains the names of several Hamiltons: John (father), Lavina (mother), Thomas (brother) and …

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