TABOR, JOHN WASHINGTON
TABOR, JOHN WASHINGTON (1822–1901). John Washington Tabor, Confederate infantry officer, was born on November 16, 1822, in Bibb County, Alabama, to Nathan Tabor and Mariah Henry. He married Martha Jane Anderson on July 23, 1843, in Winston, Mississippi. The couple had eight children.
John Tabor served as a major in the Seventeenth Texas Infantry during the Civil War. This unit was part of the Trans-Mississippi Department and fought in the Red River campaign in 1864 before surrendering on May 26, 1865. Following the war, Tabor and his family lived in Bryan, Texas, where he worked as a dry goods clerk and owned a livery stable. He died on January 25, 1901, and is buried in the Bryan City Cemetery.
Texans in the Civil War: 17th Txas Infantry (http://www.angelfire.com/tx/RandysTexas/page55.html), accessed April 7, 2011.
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