Pat, our contact from Wharton County in Texas, found an interesting article about a Union soldier from the American Civil War that is buried in Preston Cemetery.
Good afternoon, Phil,
An interesting tidbit I discovered today: A Union soldier from the American Civil War is buried in Preston Cemetery. His name is CPT Tilson Columbus Barden, born New York State 1833, died (age 44) Texas 1877 (buried Preston Cemetery). He graduated from the University of Rochester (NY) and had a long and illustrious military career:
I'm fascinated by "stories" such as this!
Pat Blair, Wharton, Texas