Star and Wreath General William L. Cabell 1861: resigned U.S. Army start Civil War. Appointed Major, C.S.A. Chief Quartermaster Army of Potomac. 1862: sent to Trans-Mississippi under Gen. Earl Van Dorn. Made Brigadier General after Battle Pea Ridge, Ark. Supervised retreat Van Dorn's army to Corinth, Miss. - 1862-64: Northwest Arkansas command. Led Cavalry brigade 33 engagements. Wounded Hatchie bridge, Tenn. Captured Mine Creek, Kans. 1864. Released Aug. 1865. Came to Texas 1872. Erected by the State of Texas 1963 (back side) WILLIAM LEWIS CABELL (1827 - 1911) Native of Virginia. West Point graduate 1850. Served mainly with Quartermaster Department in Arkansas, Nebraska, Kansas, Indian Territories 1851-61 until resignation 1861 to join the Confederate Army. Rose to general's rank. Moved to Texas 1872. Mayor of Dallas 1874, 1877, 1884. U.S. Marshall 1885-89. Active in Democratic politics, railroading, and commander of Trans-Confederate veterans.
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