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The information in this list of Texas Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

Contents

Units A through Ba


Units Be through Bi


Units Bo through By

C Units

  • Crump's Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Lane's) (1st Texas Partisan Rangers) (Confederate)
    1st Regiment Partisan Rangers was formed during the summer of 1862 with about 1,000 men. Many were from San Augustine and Paris. The unit served in D. H. Cooper's, Major's, and Hardeman's Brigade in the Trans-Mississippi Department. It fought at Prairie Grove, skirmished in Louisiana, and fought in the conflicts at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill. Later it continued the fight in Louisiana and in May, 1865, disbanded. The field officers were Colonel Walter P. Lane, Lieutenant Colonel R. P. Crump, and Majors A. D. Burns and W.P. Saufley.

D Units

  • Duff's Texas Cavalry (33rd Cavalry) (Confederate)
    33rd Cavalry Regiment was organized in April, 1863, by using the 14th (Duff's) Texas Cavalry Battalion as its nucleus. Its members were recruited at San Antonio, Port Lavaca, and Mt. Vernon, and in Kaufman County. This unit served in Gano's and Hardeman's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and was active along the lower Rio Grande. In April, 1864, it was near Bonham, Texas and contained 23 officers and 307 men. On June 2, 1865, it was included in the surrender. The field officers were Colonel James Duff, Lieutenant Colonel James R. Sweet, and Majors Santos Benavides and John T. Brackenridge.

Units E through F

  • Frontier Regiment, Texas Cavalry (46th Regiment Cavalry) (Confederate)
    Frontier Cavalry Regiment [also called 46th Regiment] was organized in May, 1864. The unit served in the Trans-Mississippi Department on the Texas frontier principally against Indians. It was formed with 1,240 men and in April, 1865, totalled only 102. The few remaining men disbanded prior to the surrender in June, 1865. The field officers were Colonel James E. McCord, Lieutenant Colonel James B. Barry, and Major W. J. Alexander.

References

  1. William Harley Gandy, A History of Montgomery County, Texas, (Houston, Texas: University of Houston - Thesis, 1962)page 162. Internet Archives

 

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