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Robert Micajah Powell
Full Name: Robert Micajah "Mike" Powell
Date of birth: September 23, 1826
Date of death: January 15, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Danville / Montgomery   Montgomery
(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette Weekly, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • POWELL, ROBERT MICAJAH (1826-1916). Birth date 9/23/1826. Relatives: Robert Micajah Powell - nephew, R.M. "Three-Legged Willie" Williamson - uncle. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Robert Micajah Powell. Birth date 9/23/1827. Granbury's Texas Brigade.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 5th Texas Infantry. Commander, Texas Brigade. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 13-15, prisoner of war letters, mentioned in footnote 6 (Robert "Mike" Powell). Born 1827. Touched by Fire: Letters From Company D 5th Texas Infantry Hood's Brigade Army of Northern Virginia 1862-1865, 2000.
  • Other Resources
  • Col. Robert Michael Powell, born 1826, death date 1/15/1916, portraits and military service, interment in Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, St. Louis, Missouri. Find a Grave.
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Education  
    Judiciary  
    Land Office  
    Message of the Governor on Kansas Affairs  
    Penitentiary  
    Public Lands  
    Slaves and Slavery  
     

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