William H. Adcock (father of Esther Melissa Adcock) was in Co. A 24th Reg. Texas Calvary.According to his Confederate Civil war record he was mustered in at Camp Carter, Hempstead, Texas. April 4, 1862. Capt. R.S. Pool's Company, 2 Regiment Carter's Brigade Texas Lancers.The last entry says that he died at Arkansas Post3ed Dec. 1862. Also available is information on Arkansas Post National Memorial.