Reason Lawson Akers was a grandson of George Akers of Birdville. He lived with his father (Hiram Akers) in Floyd Co. Indiana until he came to TX (don't have exact dt) after his Father d. in 1856. He lst enlisted in the TX Militia with his cousin Byron Akers (also g.son of George) thru his dau. Telitha Akers Everard. R.L.is later found on the Union Rolls as you said, Hospital Steward. He m. Louisa Miller abt 1865, in Floyd Co. IN, and lived until his death there in 1878. Buried at Sellersburg IN Cem. as Union Vet. Saw your CW vets. project info in Ft. Worth Pubs. I'm 3-g.granddau. of George thru his son Thomas. I can send you dates/info if you want to write direct to my email. Thanks.