Commager, Henry Steele b. 1817 d. August 14, 1867 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War first as the Sergeant Major of the 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then as Lieutenant Colonel of the 67th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then finally Colonel and commander of the 184th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on February 27, 1867. He was the great-grandfather and namesake of 20th Century American historian Henry Steele Commager. Evergreen Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA Plot: Location within cemetery is unknown.
Trueheart, John Overton b. 1802 d. March 13, 1874 Western Frontiersman. He served in one of the first Texas Ranger companies under the famous John Coffee "Jack" Hays in 1841. Volunteer mounted forces were gathered to combat Indian raiders and the lawless elements of the colony. They had to provide their own horses, equipment and weapons. Thus became the now famous “Jack Hays’ Texas Rangers”. The Texas Rangers gained a national reputation in the Mexican War. In exchange for his service in The Texas Rangers he was given land grants in Galveston...[Read More] (Bio by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson) Evergreen Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA