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Allison Nelson Allison Nelson
Full Name: Allison Nelson
Date of birth: March 11, 1822
Date of death: October 7, 1862

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (1) (2)     Meridian / Bosque   Bell, McLennan
(1) District No. 45, Bell and McLennan Counties. House Journal.
(2) Comprising District 45 were Bell, McLennan, and Bosque Counties. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Allison Nelson, birth date 3/11/1822, death date 10/7/1862, photo, biographical sketch. "In 1859, Nelson was elected to the Texas Legislature, and two years later, to the Secession Convention . . . Nelson was buried in Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Arkansas. Camp Nelson, near the town of Austin, Arkansas, was named for him in his honor." Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Birth date 3/17/1823. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Brigadier General, Co F & S, 10th Texas Infantry. Military grave marker, Allison Nelson. Find a Grave.
  • Mexican War. Brigadier General, Cuban War for Independence. Confederate States Army, Brigadier General. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 10th Texas Infantry Regiment; Brigadier General. Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 14, 20, 89, Plate No. 23. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • NELSON, ALLISON (1822-1862). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Allison Nelson, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Apportionment  
    Indian Affairs (Chair) 
    Indian Difficulties on Frontier  
    Joint Indian Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
     

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