The Dallas Journal, Volume 46, 2000 Page: 64
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Confederate Veteran Obituaries
GENERAL MILES TO BE BURIED
Prominent Confederate Veteran
Passes Away at Home Here
Funeral services for William Thomas
Miles, 90, of 4312 Sycamore Street,
known as General Miles after he was
made a general by the Dallas Camp
of Confederate Veterans, who died
Friday at his home after a short
illness, were to be held at 1:30 p.m.
Saturday with burial in Confederate
Cemetery, Dr. L. N. D. Wells and
Rev. H. C. Hoy officiating.
General Miles, who joined the
Confederate Army at the age of 17,
was a native of Clark County,
Mississippi. He served as a courier
and bodyguard to Col. J. W. Rogan,
district provost marshall of
He served in many Confederate
veteran posts, including one as
commander of the Trans-Mississippi
department of Confederate Veterans.
He had been a resident of Dallas
twenty five years and was a member
of the First Christian Church.
Survivors include four sons, G. P.
Miles, C. P. Miles, R. Miles, and E.
G. Miles; two daughters, Mrs. Z. U.
Freeman and Mrs. Ella Johnston;
fourteen grandchildren, twelve great-
grandchildren; one brother, Dr. O. P.
Miles, and one sister, Mrs. Belle
(Dallas Times Herald - January 29,
Harris, Guy T., 4911 Worth, died
Thursday afternoon at residence; 72
years old. Survived by wife, Mrs.
Lizzie Harris, three brothers J. W., J.
G. Harris of Dallas, Andrew Harris of
Columbia, Tenn., two sisters, Mrs.
Kate Mathis, Mrs. Biggers of
Franklin, Tenn. Services Haney
Funeral Home 3 p.m. Saturday. Rev.
H. S. Scates officiating. Internment
Confederate part of Oakland
Cemetery. For information T-2328.
Pallbearers: W. McDoe, George W.
Edwards, J. N. Tooke, Bill Smart, G.
V. Gross, E. M. Conrad.
(Dallas Times Herald - February 8,
Work, William A., 87, of 807 South
Willomet, died Friday at local
hospital. Survived by son, E. C.
Work, Bagdad, Fla; three daughters,
Mrs. Porter A. Whaley of San
Antonio, Mrs. H. R. Willett and Miss
Maud Work of Dallas. Funeral
services 4 p. m. Saturday at the
residence. Burial Confederate
Veterans' Cemetery. Arrangements
with Poole Funeral Home.
(Dallas Times Herald - August 31,
64 The Dallas Journal
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