Manuscript Vertical Files

Collection Number: MVF 18-03

Accession Number: 0506-166

Item(s): Photocopy of Mark Calister Lively’s compiled Civil War era military service record.

Producer: National Archives         

Donor: Requested by Irving Archives

Date Received: May 11, 2006 

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives,
Irving Public Library.


     The file contains a photocopy of M. C. Lively’s military record from the United States Civil War era. Mr. Lively enlisted in the Confederate Army on January 20, 1862, in Dallas, Texas. He signed on for a one-year term. He was a private in Company E, 18 Regiment Texas Cavalry. The Lively family were pioneers in northwest Dallas County. M.C. Lively taught school in the area that later became Irving, Texas.