Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

by Patricia Adkins-Rochette

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Official Record  supplement

 

O.R.--SERIES I--VOLUME XLVIII/1 [S# 101]p1370

CONFEDERATE CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI STATES AND TERRITORIES, FROM JANUARY 1, 1865, TO MARCH 31, 1865.--#3

Organization of Third Army Corps ( District of Texas, &c.), commanded by Major-General Walker.

SECOND TEXAS INFANTRY DIV., COMMANDED BY BRIG. GEN. P. O. HÉBERT.

                Brigade.               Regiment.                             Commander.

6th Texas Infantry Brigade, Brig. Gen. P.O. Hébert, commander. 8th Texas Infantry Regiment Col. A. M. Hobby.

13th Texas Infantry Regiment Col. Joseph Bates.

Spaight's Texas infantry regiment Col. A. W. Spaight.

Ragsdale's Texas cavalry battalion Lieut. Col. S.G. Ragsdale.

Beazley's Texas cavalry company (unattached). Capt. W.H. Beazley.

5th Texas Infantry Brigade, Brig. Gen. J. M. Hawes, commander. 2d Texas Infantry Regiment Col. A. Smith.

20th Texas Infantry Regiment Col. H. M. Elmore.

Timmons' Texas infantry regiment Col. B. Timmons.

1st Texas Heavy Artillery. Col. J. J. Cook.

Texas battalion light artillery Capt. A. E. Dege.

THIRD CAVALRY DIVISION, BRIG. GEN.

THOMAS F. DRAYTON, COMMANDER.

Brigade. Regiment. Commander.

7th Texas Cavalry Brigade, Brig. Gen. J. E. Slaughter, commander. 2d Texas Regiment, cavalry Col. C. L. Pyron.

Baird's regiment, cavalry Col. Spruce McCoy Baird

Anderson's regiment, cavalry. Col. T. S. Anderson.

Benavides' regiment, cavalry Col. S. Bonavides.

Welhausen's light battery Captain Welhausen.

Hughes' light battery Capt. R. J. Hughes.

Jonas' light battery Capt. O.G. Jones.

Nichols' light battery Captain Nichols.

9th Texas Cavalry Brigade, Brig. Gen. H. E. McCulloch, commander. Sweet's battalion, cavalry Col. G. H. Sweet.

Brown's regiment, cavalry Col. R. R. Brown.

Bradford's regiment, cavalry Col. C. M. Bradford

McCord's regiment, cavalry Col. J. E. McCord.

The Border Regiment, cavalry Col. J. Bourland.

McFarland's company, unattached cavalry. Capt. Arch McFarland

Bones' company, unattached cavalry Capt. J. W. Bone.

Dunn's and Goode's company, unattached cavalry

Capts. B. F. Dunn and H. H. Goode.

Wilson's company, unattached cavalry Captain T.A. Wilson.

Rutherford's company, unattached infantry. Capt. A.A. Rutherford.

Hopkins' company, unattached infantry

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O.R.--SERIES I--VOLUME XLI/2 [S# 84]p1098

CONFEDERATE CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI STATES AND TERRITORIES, FROM JULY 1, 1864, TO AUGUST 31, 1864.--# 5

Abstract from field return of the Light Artillery of the District of Texas, Maj. Gen. John B. Magruder commanding, for the month of August, 1864.

O Officers. A Aggregate present.

M Men. B Aggregate present and absent.

P Present for duty. C Pieces of field artillery.

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Command. O M A B C Headquarters

Dege's battery } 3 95 118 210 8 Galveston.

Wilke's battery } San Antonio.

O. G. Jones' battery 3 48 65 94 4 Cedar Lake.

R. J. Hughes' battery 3 48 74 96 4 Liberty.

C. Welhausen's battery. 1 23 55 91 4 McKinney.

George R. Dashiell's battery 3 62 71 96 4 Dickinson Bayou.

W. H. Nichols' battery 3 52 59 75 6

                                   Total 16 328 442 662 30

Abstract from return of the Western Sub-District of Texas, Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Drayton commanding, for the month of August, 1864. (a)

O Officers. A Aggregate present.

M Men. B Aggregate present and absent.

P Present for duty. C Pieces of field artillery.

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Command. O M A B C

General headquarters .... .... .... 7 ....

Eagle Pass, Col. C. L. Pyron .... .... .... .... ....

Camp Placide, Lieut Col. O. Steele. 7 104 140 219 ....

San Antonio, Capt. O. G. Jones .... .... .... .... 4

San Antonio, Capt. S. L. Scott 19 105 124 167 ....

Total 26 209 264 393 4

Abstract from the return of the Northern Sub. District of Texas, Brig. Gen. Henry E. McCulloch commanding for the month of August, 1864.

O Officers.                 A Aggregate present.

M Men.                        B Aggregate present and absent.

P Present for duty.   C Pieces of field artillery.

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Command.                                O M A B C

General headquarters 9 4 13 13 ....

33d Texas Cavalry (Col. James Duff) 29 601 719 869 ....

Border Regiment Texas Cavalry (Col. James Bourland) 37 472 534 856 ....

Good's Battalion Texas Cavalry (Col. Chaplin Good) 14 198 234 338 ....

(part of Wells’ Battn)

15th Texas Cavalry (Col. George H. Sweet) 10 105 179 296 ....

McCulloch Rangers (Capt. A. McFarland) 2 61 70 89 ....

Bone's Company Cavalry (Capt. John W. Bone) 3 55 59 95 ....

Wilson's Company Cavalry. (Capt. T. R. Wilson) 3 65 72 87 ....

Rutherford's Company Infantry (Capt. A. A. Rutherford). 3 55 63 135 ....

Company Light Artillery (Capt. G. R. Dashiell) 3 62 71 96 4

                                                      Total 113 1,678 2,014; 2,874 4

 

O.R.--SERIES I--VOLUME XLI/4 [S# 86]p1023

CONFEDERATE CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI STATES AND TERRITORIES, FROM OCTOBER 16, 1864, to DECEMBER 31, 1864.--#1

Abstract from return of the Second Sub-District of Texas, Col. J. Bates commanding, for the month of October, 1864; headquarters Camp Barnard Bee.

O Officers. B Aggregate present and absent

M Men. C Heavy

P Present for duty D Field

A Aggregate present E Pieces of artillery

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              Command.                                                 O M A B C D

Velasco.

Bates' regiment, 13th Texas Volunteer Infantry,

Lieut. Col. H. P. Cayce.                                           21 370 453 674 6 ....

Goode's company unassigned cavalry                3 35 40 71 .... ....

Camp Cedar Lake.

Light Battery Capt. R. J. Hughes                           3 49 72 99 .... 4

Camp Sidney Johnston.

Company unassigned cavalry, Capt. B. F. Dunn 4 40 50 80 .... ....

                                                                           Total 31 494 615 924 6 4

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Abstract from field return of the Light and Heavy Artillery of the Artillery Corps, District of Texas, Maj. Gen. J. G. Walker commanding, for the month of October, 1864.

O Officers. A Aggregate present

M Men. B Aggregate present and absent

P Present for duty C Pieces of field artillery.

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Command. O M A B C

Chief of artillery and staff 2 .... 2 4 ....

Dege's light battery 1 41 51 99 4

Willke's light battery .... 36 48 94 4

Welhausen's light battery 3 38 55 95 4

Nichols' light battery 2 45 55 74 4

Hughes' light battery 3 50 79 99 4

Jones' light battery 3 51 65 112 6

Dashiell's light battery (a) .... .... .... .... 4

Total 12 261 353 573 30

Heavy artillery 51 1,289 1,676 2,491 ....

Grand total 65 1,550 2,031 3,068 30

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