Possibly J.M. Woolsey, two entries in Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. J.M. Woolsey, Private, commanding officer Capt. Jno. T. Harcourt, Company of 3 months troops, unattached 22nd Brigade, Confederate States Army, enlisted 1/30/1863 in Colorado County for 3 months.
J.M. Woolsey, Private, commanding officer Capt. John A. Suggs, Company B, Texas Cavalry, 22nd Brigade, Texas State Troops, transferred to Confederate States Army, enlisted 8/6/1863 in Colorado County for 6 months.
Confederate States Army, served with his sons from Colorado County. Captain John Monroe Woolsey, "Woolsey Home Due Medallion," in Texas Historical Commission, [Historic Marker Application: Strunk-Woolsey House], Oakland, Texas, 1962, crediting Texas Historical Commission.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Census of 1880 - John M. Woolsey, Colorado County, age 60, born circa 1820 in Georgia, farmer, wife Matilda A.
J.M. Woolsey, birth date 9/3/1819, death date 9/30/1901, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Yoakum, Lavaca County.
Find a Grave.
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