Fourteenth Texas Infantry.
Was a gentleman, true to the principles of the "Old South," honorable and patriotic, a brave and true soldier, as an officer, ever reliable and devoted to the cause of the Confederacy, commanded with ability, and was highly esteemed by his men and associate officers ; as a citizen, stood for and among the best, and as a husband and father, all that the names imply.
Birth: Mar. 10, 1830.
Death: Sep. 10, 1911.
Wife: Louisa Carrington Lyle (1837 - 1918).
Children: Sarah Thornton Lyle Fortner (1869 - 1938), William Morton Lyle (1873 - 1942).
Burial: Carrington-Lyle Cemetery, Seven Oaks, Polk County, Texas.