Anthony Martin Branch

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Anthony Martin Branch (July 16, 1823 – October 3, 1867) was a Texas politician who served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War.

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Branch was born in Buckingham County, Virginia, and later moved to Texas. He was a member of the Texas House of Representatives in 1859 and the Texas Senate in 1861.

During much of the Civil War, Branch served in the Confederate States Army as a captain in Company A, the 21st Texas Cavalry (also known as the 1st Texas Lancers.)[1] He later represented Texas in the Second Confederate Congress in 1864 and 1865 until the end of the war.

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  1. ^ National Park Service Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System Film Number M227 roll 4

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