★★★ Walker, Tandy

Tandy Walker
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Born: October 11, 1814

Birthplace: Choctaw County, Mississippi

Father: John B. Walker 1780 – 1850

Mother: Mary Jane Riddle 1796 – 1846

Wife: Cillen Krebs 1827 – 1884
(Buried: Skullyville Cemetery, Skullyville, Oklahoma)​

Children:

Mary E. Walker 1846 – 1862​
(Buried: Skullyville Cemetery, Skullyville, Oklahoma)​
Robert A. Walker 1851 – 1871​
(Buried: Skullyville Cemetery, Skullyville, Oklahoma)​
Susan R. Walker Ainsworth 1855 – 1875​
(Buried: Skullyville Cemetery, Skullyville, Oklahoma)​
Tandy Krebs Walker 1858 – 1942​
(Buried: Drake – Nebo Cemetery, Drake, Oklahoma)​
Douglas G. Walker 1865 – 1865​
(Buried: Skullyville Cemetery, Skullyville, Oklahoma)​

Occupation before War:

Governor of Choctaw Nation​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1863: Lt. Colonel of 1st Choctaw and Chickasaw Mounted Rifles​
1862: Served in the First Battle of Newtonia, Missouri​
1863 – 1864: Colonel of 1st Choctaw and Chickasaw Mounted Rifles​
1864 – 1865: Colonel of Second Indian Cavalry Brigade
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1864: Served in the Battle of Poison Spring, Arkansas​
Known as a Capable and Respectable Officer with his troops​

Occupation after War:

Farmer in Le Flore County, Oklahoma​

Died: February 2, 1877

Place of Death: Skullyville, Oklahoma

Age at time of Death: 62 years old

Burial Place: Skullyville Cemetery, Skullyville, Oklahoma
 
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