John Cleveland Rusk

Full Name: John Cleveland Rusk
Date of birth: December 9, 1829
Date of death: February 24, 1898

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches   Angelina, Nacogdoches

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company A, 17th Texas Cavalry, enlistment date 2/1/1862. John C. Rusk, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.
    Jno C. Rusk [John Cleveland Rusk], death date 2/24/1898, widow Mrs. C.E. Rusk, marriage date December 1852 in Rusk County. Pension File No. 04211, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Company A, 17th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, John Cleveland Rusk, birth date 12/9/1829, death date 2/24/1898, burial in in Colfax Cemetery, Colfax, Van Zandt County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, John Calhoun Rusk, pp. 241-242. Birth date 12/9/1829, death date 2/24/1898 in Van Zandt County, father Thomas J. Rusk, first marriage to Harriett Ann Patton, second marriage to Cornelia E. Garrison. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.

Committee Information top

9th R.S. - 1861
Military Affairs  
State Affairs  

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