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Philip Miner CunyRoster ID 1287
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1863|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Philip Miner Cuny, Class of 1863: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 10, 1843 in Austin Co. TX. Father- Philip M. Cuny; Mother- Eliza L. Ware. Pat. Grandfather- Philip Cuny; Pat. Grandmother- Tabitha Wells. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- Wife's name unknown. Children- 1- Mary Juliet Cuny wno married E.J. Archinard 2- Eugene S. Cuny. No records on whether there were any more children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 7, 1859; Dismissed Jan. 28, 1860 for neglect of duties. Civil War Service: Enlisted May 3, 1862 at Hempstead, TX as Private in Co. D of 24th TX Cavalry; Captured Jan. 11, 1863 at Arkansas Post and held at Camp Butler in Springfield, IL then exchanged. Elected Sgt. of 24th TX Cavalry Mar. 26, 1864; Listed as 2nd Lt. Co. I of Brig. Gen. H.B. Granbury's Consolidated TX Brigade at time of surrender at Greensboro, N.C. in Apr. 1865 Careers: Real Estate Agent; Public Official; Democratic Representative of Fort Bend and Wallace Co. in Texas Senate in 1901 Died- Apr. 25, 1923.|