The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 441
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On Monday, February 10, 1913, Mr. W. W. Mills died at his
home in Austin. He was born in Indiana in 1836, came to Texas
in 1857 with his brother, now Brigadier-General Anson Mills of
the United States Army, and settled at El Paso, then a small
village. He served in the United States Army in New Mexico
during the Civil War. In 1868-'69 he was a member of the Texas
Reconstruction Convention. Most df his later life was spent in
the Federal service as customs collector at El Paso and as consul
in Chihuahua. Brief biographical sketches may be found in the
El Paso Herald of February 11 and 17, and the Austin Tribune
of February 24, 1913.
The transfer of the remains of Joanna Troutman, the Georgia
girl who presented Ward's battalion with a lone star flag, from her
native State to the State Cemetery at Austin is chronicled in a
proclamation issued by the Governor, January 21, and in a message
to the Legislature, February 25, 1913.
Dr. W. L. Bringhurst, Superintendent of the Orphans' Home,
(lied at Corsicana on February 18, 1913. His widow is a daugh-
ter of General Sam Houston. A sketch of his life appeared in the
Dallas News of February 19.
Judge Marcellus E. Kleberg, son of Robert Justus Kleberg, a
San Jacinto, veteran, died at Galveston on March 1, 1913. He
represented De Witt county'in the Thirteenth Legislature, and was
city attorney of Galveston from 1904 until 1911.
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