Sunday, January 02, 2005

Baytown CW resources

Some of the resources I’ve found to be most helpful in my research of Civil War veterans buried in Baytown, Texas thus far are . . .


Baytown Genealogical Society Library (5203 Decker Drive – Baytown, TX)

Baytown Historical Museum (1220 West Defee – Baytown, TX)

Clayton Library for Genealogical Research (5300 Caroline – Houston, TX)

Texas State Archives (Austin, TX)

Wallisville Heritage Museum (Wallisville, TX)


1890 Texas Veterans Census Index compiled by Bryan Lee Dilts (Clayton Library / Houston GEN. 976.4 D 579)

1890 Texas Veterans Census (Clayton Library / Houston microfilm)

A Pictorial History of Baytown, Texas (Sterling Public Library / Baytown
976.41412 P6114p)

Baytown Vignettes John Britt & Muriel Tyson, editors (Sterling Municipal Public Library / Baytown 976.41412 B361)

Cedar Bayou Methodist Church: Sesquicentennial History 1844-1994
compiled by Cedar Bayou Methodist Church Historical Committee; Louise Devereux Travis, chairman (Clayton Library / Houston)

Chambers County: A Pictorial History by Margaret Henson & Kevin Ladd (Sterling Public Library / Baytown 976.4143 H526)

Chambers County, Texas in the War Between the States by Kevin Ladd
(Sterling Municipal Library / Baytown R976.4143 L154)

Chambers County, Texas Cemeteries by Zelma Wright & Mildred Wright
(Clayton Library / Houston Gen 976.4143 W954 Chambe)

Confederate Graves Located (vol.1 & 2) Nancy Duncan, editor (Baytown Genealogical Society)

Confederate Pedigree Charts (Sterling Municipal Library / Baytown 929.375 U58)

Goose Creek Magnolia Cemetery Baytown, TX (Clayton Library/Houston 976.4141 G659 Harri Tex & Sterling Public Library / Baytown R 929.3764141 G659)

History & Roster of Dick Dowling Camp No.197 United Confederate Veterans
compiled by Clara Ellison Erath (Clayton Library / Houston Gen 976.4141 E65 Harris)

Index to Applications for Texas Confederate Pensions (Sterling Municipal Library / Baytown R929.3764 K55)

Old River Country: A History of West Chambers County by Flavia Fleischman
(Sterling Municipal Library/Baytown & Wallisville Heritage Museum)

Paul U. Lee Funeral Home Records (Clayton Library/Houston Gen 976.4141 D778 Harris Texas & Baytown Genealogical Society Library)

The Roster of Confederate Soldiers Janet B. Hewett, editor (Clayton Library / Houston & Wallisville HeritageMuseum)

Roster of Confederate Veterans Interred in Houston, Harris County, Texas
compiled by Ronald S. Warden (Clayton Library / Houston 976.4141 W265 Harri Tex)

Texas Coastal Pioneers of Chambers County by Varuna Hartmann Lawrence
(Wallisville Heritage Museum)

Texas in the War by Marcus Wright & Harold Simpson (Sterling Municipal Library/Baytown R976.405 W952)

Texas Roster of Confederate Soldiers (Wallisville Heritage Museum)

The 1870 Census of Harris County, Texas with Index (Sterling Municipal Library / Baytown R929.376414 E3457e)

The History of Baytown by Margaret Swett Henson (Sterling Municipal Library / Baytown 976.4141 H526)

The Second Texas Infantry by Joseph E. Chance (Sterling Municipal Library / Baytown 973.7464 C454)

Units of the Confederate States Army by Joseph H. Crute (Clayton Library / Houston 973.742 C957 USA)


Confederate Army Soldiers Buried in Baytown Area, East Harris County, Texas
Mrs. Adrien F. Drouilhet, compiler for the Dabney-Goodwin Chapter #2201 UDC Sterling Municipal Library / Baytown; vertical files)


Clayton Library website -

National Park Service Soldiers & Sailors -

Sterling Municipal Library -

Texas State Library & Archives Commission -

The Handbook of Texas Online -