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With the passing away of Curtis Green, on May 2, at Oglesby Tex., the ranks of the United Confederate Veterans loses another of its true and loyal members.
Curtis Green was born December 8, 1840, near Cave Springs, Ga. When the War between the States came on, he immediately enlisted in Company E, 22nd Georgia Infantry, and was afterwards transferred to Company G, 6th Georgia Cavalry. He was in twenty-eight battles and numerous skirmishes, and was twice captured, being exchanged the first, time and escaping from prison the last time.
He went to Texas and settled in Coryell County in 1865, and there remained until death. There never lived a more loyal Confederate than Curtis Green. Shortly before his death he suggested the following as an epitaph for his monument: "A Confederate soldier; came when called and went when sent."
Confederate Veteran, Aug 1922