WILSON, George

TX 2nd Inf Co D. CSA. Born 5 Dec 1837 in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year early in the war. Private. Served mostly on Galveston Island. Transferred to the Marine Department, serving as a pilot on trading vessels running between Galveston, Houston and Trinity River ports. He was transferred again on 21 Apr 1865 to the TX 2nd Inf Co D and detached to serve aboard the steamer Badger. His regiment was disbanded in May 1865. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)