Courage & Contradiction

George Washington Craven, Pvt.

Dublin Core

Title

George Washington Craven, Pvt.

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

George Washington Craven, Pvt. Craven was born on October 18, 1843 in Indiana, and he came Williamson County in 1854. In 1860 he was living in the Bagdad community in Williamson County working as wagon maker. He enlisted in Company C on December 19, 1861, in Round Rock, Texas. On the February 29, 1864 muster roll, he was assigned to “extra duty wagon maker.”

He continued to work as a wagon maker and wheelwright and had a shop in Austin on Congress Ave. for a number of years. He died March 26, 1913, in Austin, Texas, and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery.

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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Language

English

Type

Photograph

Files

Citation

“George Washington Craven, Pvt. ,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed December 11, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/41.