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Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 27 1 Browse Search
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ioned at Sabine Pass, raising his cavalry battalion, which was afterward increased to a regiment formed from Likens' and Burns' cavalry battalions, with Jas. B. Likens, colonel; Jas. R. Burns, lieutenant-colonel; W. A. Wortham, major. Lieut.-Col. A. Buchel, in service on the lower Rio Grande in November, 1861, in Luckett's infantry regiment, was made colonel of a cavalry regiment, composed of Joseph Taylor's and W. O. Yager's cavalry battalions, Wm. O. Yager, lieutenant-colonel; Robert A. Myers, major; known as the First Texas cavalry, or Buchel's regiment. Col. Philip N. Luckett, Lieut.-Col. E. F. Gray and Maj. John H. Kampmann were the officers of an infantry regiment which went to the Rio Grande in December, 1861. In the fall of 1861, H. H. Sibley was appointed brigadier-general, and appeared in Texas to organize a brigade for a campaign into New Mexico and Arizona. Three cavalry regiments were promptly formed: The Fourth cavalry, Jas. Reily, colonel; Wm. R. Scurry, lieut
Dick Taylor, the son of Old Rough-and-Ready President Taylor. From General Taylor's report it is learned that the following Texas forces were in the battle of Mansfield and that of Pleasant Hill, which took place on the next day: Maj.--Gen. John G. Walker's infantry division, including the three brigades of Gens. T. N. Waul, Wm. R. Scurry and Horace Randal; Gen. Tom Green's cavalry command, consisting of his old brigade under Colonel Bagby and General Major's brigade; Waller's battalion, Buchel's, Hardeman's, Terrell's, Debray's and McNeill's cavalry regiments (Gen. H. P. Bee had command ,of a part of this cavalry), Brigadier-General Polignac's infantry brigade, and Mosely's, McMahon's and the Valverde batteries. The battle of Mansfield was glorious in its timely conception, wise plan of attack, splendid execution, and victorious result that sent the confident invader with his whole host back on the road he came; and the battle of Pleasant Hill gave a thundering warning to the N
d the right of the road, facing Pleasant Hill; Buchel's and Terrell's regiments of cavalry, under Bre, on his right, to press on with Debray's and Buchel's cavalry to gain the enemy's rear. Believingrge had arrived. Bee led forward Debray's and Buchel's fine regiments in most gallant style across s on either side of the road. Bee was struck, Buchel mortally wounded, and Debray and Major Menarde, but the gallantry displayed by Bee, Debray, Buchel, Menard and others produced its effect upon th' army withdrew] Bee, with part of Major's and Buchel's and Debray's regiments, of his own command, of his company destroyed. Captain Borden, of Buchel's regiment, was severely wounded. It was CoColonels Buchel and Hardeman who reconnoitered the Federal line before Pleasant Hill next day. In theand he says, I at once moved with Debray's and Buchel's regiments that were formed in the road, orde the fall of his horse, which was killed. Colonel Buchel . . . drew back in time to avoid the fire [1 more...]