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The remnants of the brigades of Ross and Ector came under the capitulation of Gen. Richard Taylor.

Trans-Mississippi department.

In the organization of the Trans-Mississippi department troops December 12, 1862, under Lieut.-Gen. T. H. Holmes, the first corps, under Maj.-Gen. T. C. Hindman, included in Douglas H. Cooper's brigade, largely Indian troops, the Texas regiments of De Morse and Lane, Randolph's cavalry battalion, and Howell's Texas battery. A Texas brigade, under Col. William R. Bradfute, was made up of the Twentieth cavalry, Col. Thomas C. Bass; Twenty-second, Col. J. G. Stevens; Thirty-fourth, Col. A. M. Alexander; and Col. G. W. Guess' cavalry battalion.

The second corps was made up of the division of Gen. H. E. McCulloch, Texas brigades of Young, Randal and Flournoy; and the division of Gen. T. J. Churchill, Texas brigades of Garland and Deshler, J. M. Hawes' brigade (composed of the Twelfth cavalry, Col. W. H. Parsons; Nineteenth, Col. N. M. Buford; Twenty-first, Col. G. W. Carter; and Chrisman's Arkansas battalion), Dunnington's Arkansas brigade, and White's Missouri brigade.

The Texans with Hindman were partly engaged in the battle of Prairie Grove, December 7, 1862. The Nineteenth and Twenty-first cavalry, in a brigade commanded by Colonel Carter, attached to Marmaduke's division, took part in the expedition into Missouri in April, 1863, and several officers and men fell in a skirmish at Taylor's creek, May 15th.

The battle of Honey Springs, Indian Territory, July 17, 1863, was fought by a Union force under Maj.-Gen. James G. Blunt, composed of Kansas, Colorado and Wisconsin troops, negroes and Indians, against a Confederate force under Brig.-Gen. Douglas H. Cooper, composed of the Texas regiments of Cols. Charles De Morse, L. M. Martin and T. C. Bass, Capt. L. E. Gillett's squadron,

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