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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) 10 2 Browse Search
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E. McCulloch, brigadier-generals; R. Q. Mills, Edward Clark, C. M. Winkler, Geo. Baylor, Geo. Flournoy, John R. Baylor, colonels; Wm. Bird, lieutenant-colonel; D. M. Pendergast, John J. Good, W. C. Pitts, captains; and Thos. J. Chambers, aidede-camp to a general in Virginia the first part of the war, though advanced in years. Of the members of the convention who became officers besides John Gregg and John A. Wharton, were Allison Nelson, Wm. P. Hardeman, Jerome B. Robertson, Wm. Scurry, Joseph L. Hogg, brigadier-generals; James. H. Rogers and John Henry Brown, adjutant-generals; Colonels A. T. Rainey, John S. Ford, Wm. P. Rogers, P. N. Luckett, Thos. S. Lubbock, B. F. Terry, A. M. Hobby, E. B. Nichols, J. J. Diamond, Oran M. Roberts, Geo. Flournoy, W. B. Ochiltree, Eli H. Baxter, Isham Chisum, Thos. A. Anderson, M. F. Locke, Robert S. Gould, Tignal W. Jones; Lieutenant-Colonels A. H. Davidson, Thos. C. Frost, A. G. Clopton, Philip A. Work, John Ireland, A. J. Nicholson, Wm. W. Diamon
e which resulted in the capture of a Federal battery, and specially mentioned in this connection the companies of Captains Wharton, Throckmorton and Bridges. Maj. L. S. Ross and Capt. R. M. White were distinguished in command of scouting parties. The former commanded one of the battalions of the regiment on the field, the other being under Lieut. D. R. Gurley. The Confederate forces withdrew into Arkansas, and with General Price's command were ordered across the river into Mississippi. Joseph L. Hogg, of Texas, was appointed brigadier-general and assigned to the command of Gen. Ben McCulloch's brigade. He went from Texas and died shortly after taking command. Maj. B. F. Terry, after his services under Colonel Ford on the Rio Grande, got a commission to raise a cavalry regiment, and in September, 1861, ten of his companies met at Houston and were mustered into the Confederate service. They proceeded partly by land and partly by water to Bowling Green, Ky., where they were organiz
es were concentrated at Corinth under General Beauregard, the returns for May, 1862, show the following Texas commands present: Ninth regiment, Maxey's brigade, Cheatham's division; Second regiment, Col. J. C. Moore's brigade, Ruggles' division; army of the Mississippi, Bragg commanding. Garland's and Moore's regiments, Maury's brigade; Sims' and Stone's regiments, Roane's brigade; Greer's regiment and Whitfield's battalion, Hebert's brigade; Crump's, Diamond's and Locke's regiments, J. L. Hogg's brigade; Fitzhugh's, Johnson's, Moore's and Sweet's regiments in a brigade of McCown's division; army of the West, Van Dorn commanding. The Second, under Lieutenant-Colonel Smith, fought gallantly at Farmington, and detachments of Wharton's cavalry were active in harassing the enemy. In the organization of the army of the Mississippi under Major-General Bragg at Tupelo in June, 1862, the following Texas commands were included: In General Maxey's brigade of Polk's corps, the Ninth T
ngest brigadiers of the Confederacy. Since the war he has resided at San Antonio, Tex., devoting himself to the law and business in real estate. Brigadier-General Joseph Lewis Hogg Brigadier-General Joseph Lewis Hogg, of Texas, as soon as his State seceded from the Union, with that fidelity to the principle of State sovereigBrigadier-General Joseph Lewis Hogg, of Texas, as soon as his State seceded from the Union, with that fidelity to the principle of State sovereignty which characterized so many thousands of the men of the South, threw his whole soul into the effort to make good the claim to separate independence. He assisted in organizing bodies of troops for the service of Texas and the Southern Confederacy, was commissioned colonel in 1861, and on the 14th of February, 1862, was appointethy. In a short while sickness arising from the pestilential air and unwholesome water reduced Beauregard's force to 53,000 effectives. Among the victims on whom disease laid its strong grasp was the gallant General Hogg. On May 16, 1862, his career was cut short by death, and the country was deprived of his valuable services.