epartment, in order to prosecute the war more vigorously in the West, but the assignment was changed, and in October, 1862, he was given the District of Texas, which was afterward enlarged to include New Mexico and Arizona.
Magruder recaptured Galveston, January 1, 1863, and kept the port open.
After the war he served in the army of Maximilian, and after the fall of the Mexican empire settled in Houston, Texas, where he died, February 19, 1871.
Army of the Northwest
The troops assigned rtment of North Carolina, he failed in attempts to check Sherman and prevent the fall of Wilmington.
After February, 1865, he cooperated with Johnston and surrendered with the latter.
Later on, he was state engineer of Alabama, and died in Galveston, Texas, September 27, 1876.
General John Bell Hood (U. S.M. A. 1853）
was born in Owingsville, Kentucky, June 1, 1831.
and fought against the Comanche Indians in Texas.
He resigned from the army in April, 1861, to enter the Confederate servi