Colonel Roger Q. Mills
Historical Marker
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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(1964)
Location: Pioneer Village, Corsicana, Texas

 

Colonel Roger Q. Mills
(1832 - 1911)


Born in Kentucky. Came to Texas 1849. Civic and Political leader represented Navarro County in Legislature 1859-60. Joined in call for state secession convention 1861.

Joined 3rd Texas Cavalry. Later a colonel in 10th Texas Infantry. Wounded in Tennessee and Georgia battles.

A leader in 1871 Democratic Convention held in Corsicana which started move to end reconstruction in Texas.

Member United States Congress 1873-92. Author Mills Tariff Bill in U.S. Senate 1892-99.

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