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ame day a committee was appointed to prepare an address to the people of Texas, as follows: John Henry Brown, George Flournoy, Prior Lea, Malcolm D. Gresham of Rusk, A. P. Wiley and J. A. Wilcox. The address was prepared, signed by the members of the convention and published. On February 4th a resolution was passed for the election by the convention of seven delegates to the convention of Southern States at Montgomery. Those chosen were John H. Reagan, Louis T. Wigfall, John Hemphill, T. N. Waul, John Gregg, W. S. Oldham and Wm. B. Ochiltree. An ordinance was passed to secure the friendship and co-operation of Arizona and New Mexico, also of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole and Cherokee Indians. Simeon Hart and P. T. Herbert were sent to the two territories, and James Bourland and Chas. A. Hamilton to the Indian tribes, as commissioners. At the request of the president a vice-president was ordered to be appointed, and John D. Steele, of Leon county, was thus honored. O
ld, Pleasant Hill, and Jenkins' Ferry, Ark. It was commanded by Maj.-Gen. John G. Walker during its active service. The brigades were commanded by Henry E. McCulloch, General Hawes, Gen. Wm. R Scurry, Gen. H. Randal, Gen. R. Waterhouse and Gen. T. N. Waul, at different times. There were also many changes in the field officers of the regiments. In February, 1865, four cavalry regiments, Chisum's, Candle's, J. M. Wells', and De Morse's, were dismounted and distributed in the division, and aEctor's regiment, M. D. Ector, colonel; Abram Harris, lieutenant-colonel; T. M. Garrison, major. A legion—Whitfield's regiment, John W. Whitfield, colonel; E. R. Hawkins, lieutenantcol-onel; John H. Broocks, major. A legion—Waul's regiment, Thos. N. Waul, colonel; B. Timmons, lieutenant-colonel; Allen Cameron, major. Also Parker's, Smith's and Weeks' cavalry battalions. Some of these were in Brigadier-General Ross' command, and gained distinction in the service in Mississippi. In mentionin
y, Giles Boggess, colonel; Ninth cavalry, D. W. Jones, colonel; Whitfield's legion, J. W. Hawkins, colonel: Sixth Texas cavalry, Jack Wharton, colonel, and P. F. Ross, lieutenant-colonel. At Vicksburg the Texas troops were Waul's legion, Col. T. N. Waul commanding; infantry battalion, Maj. E. S. Bolling; infantry battalion, Lieut.-Col. Jas. Wrigley; cavalry battalion, Lieut.-Col. Thos. J. Cleveland; artillery company, Capt. J. G. Wall; Second Texas infantry, Col. Ashbel Smith. At ChickaGeneral 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
antry force. General Loring, reporting the affair, gave earnest praise to Col. T. N. Waul and his men for service in the fortifications, and to Col. Ashbel Smith anoon as the left attack was well developed I ordered Major-General Walker to move Waul's and Scurry's brigades into action, directing General Bee, on his right, to pre. Green, Polignac, Major, Bagby and Randal on the left, Walker, Bee, Scurry and Waul on the right, swept all before them. Just as night was closing in the enemy masted by their noble leaders, brought order and confidence to the ranks. Brigadier-General Waul withdrew from the wood, where he had been hotly engaged, in fine stylecking the Federal rear guard. Jenkins' Ferry and Poison Spring. Brig.-Gen. Thomas N. Waul, reporting the action of his brigade at Jenkins' Ferry, said that hise borne from the field. The resulting confusion prevented further advance. General Waul especially commended the skill and courage of Col. Overton Young, also disti
llant and daring Scurry, as he is called by General Waul in his report, fell mortally wounded. Brigadier-General Thomas N. Waul Brigadier-General Thomas N. Waul was born in Sumter district, S. Cs, known in the Confederate army of the West as Waul's Texas legion. Of this he was commissioned counder Van Dorn, and afterward under Pemberton. Waul's Texans especially distinguished themselves duBarton, Cumming, Lee, and Colonels Reynolds and Waul, for the successful defense of my line at Vicksanger. Gen. Stephen D. Lee in his report said, Waul's Texas legion particularly distinguished itselve colonel, by its coolness and gallantry. Colonel Waul and his men were surrendered at Vicksburg, were exchanged in the fall, and Waul received a brigadiergen-eral's commission September 18, 1863. as opposing the advance of Steele in Arkansas. Waul led his brigade in this campaign, and at Jenkinon so many former occasions. Since the war General Waul has resided in Texas, where he is highly ho[5 more...]