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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) 3 1 Browse Search
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. 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 emergency, including the infantry regiments commanded by D. B. Kerr, T. Camp, J. B.
and a battery, and after a severe fight captured 462 officers and men, the battery, and everything else but the cavalry. Lieut.-Col. J. E. Harrison, commanding Spaight's brigade, Cols. J. W. Spaight, F. H. Clack and Maj. John W. Daniel, commanding regiments, and Lieut. John B. Jones, adjutant-general of the brigade, were commended by General Green, who said that the men of the brigade, of whom many had never before been in action, moved against the enemy like veterans. The commands of Maj. H. H. Boone and L. C. Rountree were distinguished in cavalry charges, and Lieut. W. F. Spivey, of the latter battalion, was among the killed. Col. A. P. Bagby was distinguished in command of Green's brigade. Spaight's brigade lost 23 killed and 74 wounded, the main part of the Confederate casualties. In October Maj.-Gen. W. B. Franklin led a formidable force into the Teche country of Louisiana, composed of the Thirteenth and Nineteenth Federal army corps, a cavalry division and artillery. Aft