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Confederate (CSV)


Middleton L. Livingston


(1837 - 1910)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 23 year old physician in Milam County, he enlisted in Robertson County as 3rd Corporal of Company C, 4th Texas Infantry on 15 July 1861, was 5th Sergeant by May 1862, and was elected 2nd Lieutenant on 15 July 1862. He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 12 August.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September and at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and at Chickamauga, GA on 18 September 1863. He was promoted to Captain on 21 June 1864 and was slightly wounded in the arm on 29 September 1864, place not given. He was in a hospital in Danville, VA on 4 April 1865 with syphilis consecutiva with no later military record.

After the War

He returned to Milam County and may have briefly practiced medicine, but was a farmer for most of his life. He was elected Sheriff of Milam County in 1876 [photo] and served to November 1878. He was a Justice of the Peace in Lockney, Floyd County in 1909.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 via fold3, as M. Livingston. Personal details from family genealogists, the US Census for 1860 and 1880, and his obituary in the Confederate Veteran.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Eugenia Annabelle Streetman (1844-1930) in 1868 and they had two sons.


02/06/1837 in AL


11/03/1910; Floyd County, TX; burial in Lockney Cemetery, Lockney, TX


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pp. 152-153  [AotW citation 1715]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 26811]

3   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. 19, No. 5 (May 1911), pg. 243  [AotW citation 26812]