Note: Richard Tullons, may actually be Richard Tullous and related to the Tullous, Tullos, Tullis families that lived in Live Oak County in the Oakville area during the 1860s and 1870s. If anyone has information about Richard or his family please contact Michael Tope.
He enlisted on Sept. 23, 1861 in Ft. Brown Texas for a period of 12 months. He was 18 years old when he enlisted by Capt. John Donelson. The Cavalry set a value on his personal horse at $ 100 and his equipment at $ 25.
Tullis/Tullos 18 in Sept. 1861
On the Muster Roll dated Jan. 1, 1862 it is noted that he is still due his pay from the enlistment date. At that time he was paid $39.20 by Capt. Settle for the use of his horse. On the Muster Roll of Oct. 31, 1862 it notes that he reenlisted at Helena, again by Capt. Donelson. At this time he is also paid $ 24.40 for the use of his horse.
On the Muster Roll of June 26, 1863 it indicates that he has again reenlisted, this time for the duration of the war. In November of the same year he is listed as absent at Oakville, " On sick leave.
All records after November, 1863 indicated that he is now absent without leave. The last record is dated December 1864.
(Note: Since he is not listed as a deserter they probably know that he is still ill.)
County Census - 1860, Beeville Texas - dated July 10,
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Submitted by Michael Tope
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