Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
Photo by Dana Stubbs
J. Mills, born Dec 21, 1834, served the Confederacy as a Private in Winkler's
Company I, 4th Texas Volunteer Infantry -
The Navarro Rifles.
He was promtoed to 1st lieutenant.
Enlisted in the 4th Texas Regiment. He joined Hood's Brigade in
Virginia. He was wounded in the Battle of Sharpsburg on Sept. 16,
1862. (The record shows Sept. 16, but the date of the battle was actually
the 17th) Part of the time Mills was commanding the company; he was
signing his name as its commanding officer from Jan to Aug 1864. Was
also in the Battle of Gettysburg.
First Lt. of Co I, 4th Texas when surrendered at Appomattox After the war he
continued in medical practice in Navarro Co. TX. He died in
Corsicana, Texas 4 Aug 1908 and was buried in the