John Wesley Branch

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John Wesley Branch


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


John Wesley Branch, Pvt., son of James W. Branch and Nancy Matthews, was born in Shelby County, Texas, on October 16, 1842. His family moved to the Bagdad community in Williamson County prior to 1850 where he worked as a stock raiser.
John joined Company C on October 7, 1861, in Georgetown, Texas. He was “afflicted with piles and rheumatism” during his service with the company and was discharged about September 5, 1863, by providing John Masterson as a substitute.


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“John Wesley Branch,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed November 28, 2021,

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