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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.

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G Units

  • Gano's Battalion, Texas Cavalry (Confederate)
    Gano's Cavalry Battalion [also called Gano's Guards or Squadron] was organized with two companies during the fall of 1861. Sent to Kentucky the unit served in the Western Department and the Army of the Mississippi. In September, 1862, it merged into the 7th Kentucky Cavalry Regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Richard M. Gano was in command.
  • Greer's Rocket Battery, Texas Artillery (Confederate)
    Greer's Battery completed its organization at San Antonio, Texas, in December, 1863. It was recruited for the specific purpose of firing rockets that were to be produced at San Antonio. The unit served at Galveston, then returned to San Antonio but the test of rockets proved disastrous. During June or July, 1864, the company disbanded and the men transferred to other commands. Captain John S. Greer was its commander.

H Units

Units J through K

Units L through Ma

  • Mann's Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Bradford's) (Confederate)
    Mann's Cavalry Regiment, formerly Bradford's Cavalry Regiment, was organized during January, 1865. This unit served in the defense of Galveston and in March contained 29 officers and 361 men. It was included in the surrender on June 2. The field officers were Colonel Walter E. Mann, Lieutenant Colonel William F. Upton, and Major John E. Oliver.

Units Mc through Mu

References

  1. William Harley Gandy, A History of Montgomery County, Texas, (Houston, Texas: University of Houston - Thesis, 1962), page 162. Internet Archives, (accessed 22 April 2013)

 

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