M.S. Austin

Milton Stanhope Austin

Full Name: Milton Stanhope Austin
Date of birth: January 1, 1828
Date of death: November 11, 1906

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Rockwall / Rockwall   Dallas, Rockwall, Tarrant

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House District 35
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Rockwall / Rockwall
Counties in district: Dallas, Rockwall, Tarrant

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, North Carolina 52nd Infantry, enlistment date 3/19/1862 as 1st Lieutenant, muster date 4/28/1862 in North Carolina, rank change to Captain 7/3/1863. Milton S. Austin, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.
  • Mentioned in "In Search of a Past; Lack of Civil War Items Threatens Rockwall Historical Society Show," 1/6/1999, p. 1M. Dallas Morning News.
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans honor Milton Stanhope Austin, 10/12/2001. "Confederate Ceremony to Honor First Elected Sheriff; Civil War Captain Made Area Home, Got Involved in Local, State Politics." Dallas Morning News.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, 52nd North Carolina Troops. Military grave marker, Capt. Milton S. Austin, birth date 1/1/1828, death date 11/11/1906, burial in Chisholm Cemetery, McLendon-Chisholm, Rockwall County. Commander M.S. Austin, Captain, Company E, 52nd North Carolina Regiment, Pettigrew's Brigade, Heth's Division, Army of Northern Virginia under General R.E. Lee, biographical sketch from "Short and Interesting Sketches of Prominent Commanders, U.C.V.," Atlanta Constitution, 7/20/1898, p. 9. Find a Grave.
  • Company E, 52nd North Carolina Regiment. Civil War Soldiers Roster, Rockwall County, TXGenWeb Project.

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "Jeanette Cornelius is Collecting Stories of Area Pioneers," 1/3/2001, p. 1M. Dallas Morning News.
  • Mentioned in "Ode to Pioneers: Woman Collecting Stories of Area's Early Families," 1/3/2001. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Census of 1880 - Milton Austin, Rockwall County, farmer; born circa 1828 in North Carolina, wife Margaret. FamilySearch.


  • Photograph. M.S. Austin, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Revenue and Taxation  

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