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apper's and miner's, Mosely's light artillery, Abbott's light artillery, at Galveston. O. G. Jones' battery, Sabine Pass. Hughes' battery, Sabine Pass. Fox's battery at Galveston. Dashiel's battery at Houston. Capt. W. H. Nichols' battery at Camp McNeill. The companies of light artillery were moved from place to place where their services were required at different times. The following cavalry commands served in Texas for a time, and finally belonged to the division commanded by Gen. Tom Green, in Louisiana: Cavalry battalion, B. E. Waller, lieutenant-colonel; H. H. Boone, major. Partisan Rangers, Walter P. Lane, colonel; R. P. Crump, lieutenant-colonel; A. D. Burns, major. Partisan Rangers, W. B. Stone, colonel; Isham Chisum, lieutenant-colonel; J. J. Vance, major. Partisan Rangers, L. M. Martin, colonel; W. M. Weaver, lieutenant-colonel; W. A. Mayrant, major. There were a number of State troops that were called into service, generally only for a short time upon some
the district, who was near the locality of the battle. Thereby Col. Tom Green, a senior colonel, became commander of the brigade and returnedommand, had come there from the Indian Territory. These, joined to Green's brigade and some Louisiana troops, were engaged in the battle of nt, in which the Confederates were successful. In the meantime Col. Tom Green had been promoted to brigadier-general, in command of a cavalry(King's)—were, under the command of Col. O. M. Roberts, attached to Green's command. This Confederate force, commanded by Brig.-Gen. Tom GreBrig.-Gen. Tom Green, had a severe engagement with the rear guard of General Franklin's army, commanded by General Burbridge, on November 3, 1863, and gained a t scythes to reap the wheat. Walker's and Mouton's divisions and Tom Green's two brigades of cavalry impeded the Federal march up the river 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
officer, whose loss was deeply regretted. Of Green he said: To his zeal, vigilance and daring theHe joined without reserve in the praise of General Green, to whom he assigned the command of the ensmall arms, and immense quantities of stores. Green then pushed on toward Bayou Boeuf, but before s, and one 12-pounder. A few days later General Green marched on the strong Federal post at Donaof about 800 engaged. After this affair General Green sat down and watched Donaldsonville, whilets from Port Hudson, and on July 13th attacked Green and Major, near Donaldsonville. Major's brigay. The entire Texas force was about ,500 men. Green did not have enough men to meet the entire Fedre distinguished, the enemy retreated, and General Green, following, attacked his rear guard on Novch a chastisement on his right flank, said General Green in his report, that the whole Federal forc, said: Too much praise cannot be given to General Green and the troops engaged. The exact moment [13 more...]
next day, at the head of these regiments, he led a splendid charge, had two horses killed under him, and was slightly wounded in the face. After the death of Gen. Tom Green he was in command of the cavalry division on the Red river until the arrival of General Wharton. His next service was with General Maxey in the Indian Territthe artillery, his cool and daring bravery won the highest commendation. It was at the battle of San Jacinto that he met, and formed the life-long friendship of Tom Green, W. P. Lane and Ben C. Franklin. General Houston had known him from boyhood. After the army disbanded in 1837, he settled in Gonzales and engaged in surveying aranted leave of absence to visit his home in Texas. After crossing the Mississippi he repaired to Gen. Dick Taylor's headquarters. The gallant cavalry general, Tom Green, having been killed but a few days before, General Taylor immediately placed General Wharton in command, and he, with the cavalry, and Polignac, with infantry, h