[see Transcript:Confederate Memorial Literary Society. Roll of Honour/Branch, Anthony Martin]
Anthony Martin Branch
21st Texas Cavalry Regiment Co. A
Anthony Martin Branch born in Buckingham Co Va July 16th 1823 was son of Samuel Branch 3rd and Winifred Jones Guerrant. ...
... Said Anthony Martin Branch the subject of this record was graduated at Hampden Sidney College Va in 1842 went to Huntsville Texas 1847, entered the practice of law as partner 29 of "Yoakuin" the historian and General Sam Houston made him executor of his will in 1863. Served in Texas Legislature 1859 in State Senate 1861-62, resigned from State Senate to enlist in Confederate Army 1862 (Lee record on front page) was Captain of Co "A" of 21st Texas Cavalry regiment, was member of Confederate Congress from 1863 until end of Civil war, after the war was elected to United States Congress 1866 was not allowed to take his seat because he had fought in Confederate army.
Said A.M. Branch was one of ten children ...
... Said A.M. Branch married Amanda Smith of North Alabama 1849 he died childless in Huntsville Texas Oct 3rd 1867, was guardian of children of his sister * ...
[* Martha Winnifred Branch ]