Details for General Thomas N. Waul, C.S.A. (Atlas Number 5439002142)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439002142


Marker Number 2142
Atlas Number 5439002142
Marker Title General Thomas N. Waul, C.S.A.
Index Entry Waul, General Thomas N., CSA
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 654672
UTM Northing 3627031
Subject Codes law, lawyers; inns, hotels, motels; Civil War; cattle, cattle industry topics; military topics
Marker Year 1983
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 700 Grand Ave., Fort Worth; Oakwood Cemetery, Section 31
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text General Thomas N. Waul, C.S.A. A native of South Carolina, Thomas Neville Waul (1813?-1903) practiced law in Mississippi before moving to Texas in 1850. After serving in the Provisional Confederate Congress and signing the 1861 Confederate constitution, he organized Waul's Texas Legion, C.S.A. Waul led the Texans in Mississippi during 1862 and 1863, participating in the defense of Vicksburg. He led a brigade in the Red River campaign of 1864 at Mansfield, La., and Jenkins' Ferry, Ark. Waul returned to Texas in 1865 and resumed the practice of law. He died near Greenville and was buried at this site. (1983)