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Anthony Martin Branch
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Member of the Second Confederate Congress
In office
1864–1865
Constituency Texas
Member of the Texas Senate
In office
1861
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
In office
1859
Personal details
Born (1823-07-16)July 16, 1823
Buckingham County, Virginia
Died October 3, 1867(1867-10-03) (aged 44)
Huntsville, Texas
Spouse(s)
Amanda Smith (m. 1849)
Education Hampden–Sydney College
Occupation Politician, military officer
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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.

Biography

Branch was born in Buckingham County, Virginia. He graduated from Hampden–Sydney College in 1842, and moved to Huntsville, Texas in 1847. He married Amanda Smith in 1849.

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). He later represented Texas in the Second Confederate Congress in 1864 and 1865 until the end of the war.

Anthony Martin Branch died in Huntsville on October 3, 1867.

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