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Eli Townsend Steadman entered military service (Civil War) on June 9, 1861. Company G, Texas Regiment, Hood Brigade in Lee's Army. Assigned to the infantry, Regular army. Listed as six feet three inches tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, twenty years old. He was a gunsmith when inlisted. He was wounded on the last day of the "7 Day Battle" just below Richmond, Virginia. He was discharged September 29, 1862. Information from confederate certificate #626, survey 1.

Eli parents were George Pemberton Steadman and Martha Steadman, who were farmers.
at Eli Steadman, Texas USA

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