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mountains and through the cañons to the Texas border, and the command was stationed along a line from Dona Ana to Fort Bliss. Armies of Kentucky, of the West, of the Mississippi, and of Tennessee. Woodsonville—Fort Donelson. The Eighth Texas cavalry, or Texas Rangers, under Col. B. F. Terry, was sent into Kentucky in September, 1861, and was soon followed by the Seventh infantry under Col. John Gregg. The first considerable engagement of the Eighth cavalry was at Woodsonville, or Rowlett's station, December 17th. Gen. T. C. Hindman, in command of the Confederate forces engaged, in advancing on Woodsonville put out the Rangers on the neighboring heights and Major Phifer's cavalry to watch the crossings of Green river. Later Colonel Terry, being temporarily left in command by General Hindman, was assailed by the enemy in force, and at the head of 75 Rangers he charged about 300, routed and drove them back, but fell mortally wounded. A body of the enemy of about the same si