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Texas Civil War Soldiers Service Records

This CD contains service records of Texas soldiers. The information is gathered from various sources and includes information from the microfilm rolls as well as a number of published sources.

On this CD you will find information on approximately 139,000 men who served in the war from Texas. The Texas Civil War Soldiers Index containing 139,000 names is included showing the units of service for each man and a bibliography of available books to aid in your research.

Many of the men included on this CD have biographical sketches, burial records, and genealogical information not found in the microfilmed service records.

Sample Entry

Abell, James M. (private) age 19 in 1860; enlisted in what became 1st Company G, afterwards 2nd Company C, 13th Texas Infantry, on October 24, 1861 at Columbus; transferred to Company D, 35th Texas Cavalry, April 12, 1862; left with illness, December 1, 1862; returned to company; detailed to get a horse, September 17, 1864; hospitalized in Columbus, October 1, 1864; died of disease, November 5, 1864.

Sources used / incorporated on this CD.

Reference:


TX 1st Artillery Regiment
Journal of a Grandfather. - Hughes, W. E. #000136
TX 1st Infantry Regiment
First Texas Regiment - Todd, George T. 50 pgs. #004724
History of Company M - Todd, George T. 104 pgs. #004723
TX 2nd Cavalry Regiment
Three Months in the Southern States - Fremantle, Arthur James Lyon 302 pgs. #000173 H
TX 2nd Infantry Regiment
Reminiscences of the Civil War - Smith, Ralph 84 pgs. #000094
TX 3rd Cavalry Regiment
Lone Star Defenders. - Barron, S. B. 209 pgs. #000137
War Between The States as I Saw It. - Sparks, A. W. 566 Pgs. #000913
TX 3rd Infantry Regiment
Ross Texas Brigade - Ross, Victor M. 282 pgs. #000101
TX 4th Cavalry Regiment
Autobiography and Reminiscences of Theophilus Noel. - Noel, Theophilus 365 pgs. #000024
TX 4th Infantry Regiment
Confederate Soldier and Ten Years in South America. - Polk, J. M. #000124
Texan in Search of a Fight - West, John C. 236 pgs. #000018
TX 6th Infantry Regiment
War Between The States as I Saw It. - Sparks, A. W. 566 Pgs. #000913
TX 7th Cavalry Regiment
Fagots from the Camp Fire - Dupre, Louis J 439 pgs. #000911
TX 8th Cavalry Regiment
Diary of Ephraim Shelby Dodd. - Dodd, Ephraim Shelby 32 pgs. #000035
TX 9th Cavalry Regiment
War Between The States as I Saw It. - Sparks, A. W. 566 Pgs. #000913
TX 9th Infantry Regiment
Ross Texas Brigade - Ross, Victor M. 282 pgs. #000101
War Between The States as I Saw It. - Sparks, A. W. 566 Pgs. #000913
TX 15th Cavalry Regiment
Chapters from the Unwritten History of the War Between the States. - Collins, R. M. 263 pgs. #000391
TX 26th Cavalry Regiment
Andrew Jackson Potter, the Fighting Parson of the Texas Frontier. - Graves, H. A. 526 pgs. #00002
TX 33rd Cavalry Regiment
With the Border Ruffians; Memories of the Far West. - Williams, E. W. 478 pgs. #000156


Cemetery Records:


  • Confederate Dead of Canton, Mississippi
  • Sons of Union Veterans Graves Registration Database
  • Find A Grave
  • Compiled Service Records


    Reel 0056 - COMPILED RECORDS SHOWING SERVICE OF MILITARY UNITS , IN CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS - TEXAS First Cavalry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) First Cavalry (McCulloch's) [First Mounted Riflemen] First (lager's) Cavalry (First Mounted Rifles) First Battalion, Cavalry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Second Cavalry (Second Mounted Rifles) Second Cavalry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Second Battalion, Cavalry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Third Cavalry (South Kansas - Texas Mounted Volunteers) Third Cavalry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Third Battalion, Cavalry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Third Battalion (Yager's) [Third Battalion, Mounted Rifles; Yager's Battalion, Mounted Volunteers], Cavalry Fourth Cavalry (Fourth Mounted Volunteers, First Regiment, Sibley's Brigade) Fourth Cavalry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Fifth Cavalry (Fifth Mounted Volunteers, Second Regiment, Sibley's Brigade) Sixth Cavalry (Stone's Regiment, Second Cavalry) Seventh Cavalry (Seventh Mounted Volunteers; Third Regiment, Sibley's Brigade) Eighth Cavalry (Terry's Regiment, First Rangers, Eighth Rangers) Eighth Battalion (Taylor's) [Taylor's Battalion, Mounted Rifles], Cavalry Ninth Cavalry (Sims' Regiment, Fourth Cavalry) Tenth Cavalry (Locke's Regiment) Eleventh Cavalry (Young's Regiment, Third Cavalry) Twelfth Cavalry (Parson's Mounted Volunteers, Fourth Dragoons)

    Reel 0057 - COMPILED RECORDS SHOWING SERVICE OF MILITARY UNITS , IN CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS - TEXAS Thirteenth Cavalry (Burnett's Regiment, Thirteenth Mounted Volunteers) Fourteenth Cavalry (Johnson's Mounted Volunteers, First Regiment, Johnson's Brigade) Fifteenth Cavalry (Second Regiment, Johnson's Brigade) Sixteenth Cavalry (Fitzhugh's Regiment, Third Regiment, Johnson's Brigade)Seventeenth Cavalry (Moore's Regiment) Seventeenth Dismounted Cavalry (Consolidated) Eighteenth Cavalry (Darnell's Regiment) Nineteenth Cavalry (Burford's Regiment) Twentieth Cavalry (Bass' Regiment) Twenty-first Cavalry (First Lancers; First Regiment, Carter's Brigade) Twenty-second Cavalry Twenty-third Cavalry (Gould's Regiment, Twenty-seventh Cavalry Twenty-fourth Cavalry (�ilkes! Regiment; Second Lancers; Second Regiment, Carter's Brigade) Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth Cavalry (Consolidated) Twenty-fifth Cavalry (Gillespie's Regiment; Third Lancers; Third Regiment, Carter's Brigade) Twenty-sixth Cavalry (Debray's Regiment, Davis1 Mounted Battalion) Twenty-seventh Cavalry (Whitfield's Legion; First Legion) Twenty-eighth Cavalry (Randal's Regiment, First Lancers) Twenty-ninth Cavalry (De Morse Regiment)

    Reel 0058 - COMPILED RECORDS SHOWING SERVICE OF MILITARY UNITS , IN CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS - TEXAS Thirtieth Cavalry (Gurley's Regiment, First Partisans) Thirty-first Cavalry (Hawpe's Regiment) Thirty-second Cavalry (Fifteenth Cavalry, Crump's Battalion, Mounted Volunteers) Thirty-third Cavalry (Duff's Partisan Rangers, Fourteenth Battalion, Cavalry) Thirty-fourth Cavalry (Alexander's Regiment, Second Partisan Rangers) Thirty-fifth Cavalry (Brown's Regiment) Thirty-fifth Cavalry (Likens' Regiment) Thirty-sixth Cavalry (Woods' Regiment, Thirty-second Cavalry) Thirty-seventh Cavalry (Terrell's Regiment, Thirtyfourth Cavalry) Baird's Cavalry (Fourth Regiment, Arizona Brigade, Showalter's Regiment) Baylor's Cavalry (Second Regiment, Arizona Brigade) Benavides' Cavalry Border's Cavalry (Anderson's Regiment) Border's Battalion, Cavalry Bourland's Cavalry (Bourland's "Border" Regiment) Chisum's Cavalry, Dismounted (Second Partisan Rangers; Stones Regiment) Crump's Cavalry (Lane's Cavalry, First Partisan Rangers) Frontier Battalion Cavalry Gano's Squadron, Cavalry Gidding's Battalion, Cavalry Good's Battalion, Cavalry Hardeman's Cavalry (First Regiment, Arizona Brigade; Thirty-first Cavalry) Madison's Cavalry (Third Regiment, Arizona Brigade; Phillips' Regiment) Mann's Cavalry (Bradford's Regiment) Mann's Battalion, Cavalry Martin's Cavalry (Fifth Partisan Rangers) McCord's Frontier Cavalry Morgan's Cavalry Ragsdale's Battalion, Cavalry Saufley's Scouting Battalion, Cavalry Steele's Command, Cavalry Terry's Cavalry Waller's Cavalry Wells' Cavalry Wells' Battalion, Cavalry Capt. Bone's Co., Cavalry Capt. Coopwood's Spy Co., Cavalry Capt. Doughty's Cavalry, State Troops (Refugio Spies) lavaca County Minutemen Capt. lalley's Co. (Pardoned Deserters), Cavalry Capt. McDowell's Co. (Lockhart Volunteers), Cavalry Capt. Pearson's Co., Partisan Rangers, Local Defense Capt. W. H. Randolph's Co., Cavalry Capt. Button's Co. (Graham Rangers), Cavalry Capt. Terry's Mounted Co., State Troops Capt. Thomas' Co., Partisan Rangers (4 months, 1862-63) Capt. Trevenio's Squad, Partisan Mounted Volunteers Capt. Upton's Co., Local Defense, Cavalry

    Reel 0059 - COMPILED RECORDS SHOWING SERVICE OF MILITARY UNITS , IN CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS - TEXAS First Heavy Artillery First Field Battery (Edgar's Co., Light Artillery) Second Field Battery Fourth Field Battery (Van Dorn Light Artillery) Fourth Battalion (Shea's), Artillery Fifth Field Battery Sixth Field Battery Seventh Field Battery (Moseley's Co., Light Artillery) Eighth Field Battery Ninth Field Battery (Lamar Artillery) Tenth Field Battery Eleventh Field Battery (Capt. Howell's Co., Light Artillery) Twelfth through Seventeenth Field Battery Dege's Battalion, Light Artillery Capt. Douglas' Co., Artillery Capt. Good's Co. (Dallas Light Artillery), State Troops, Artillery Capt. Greer's Rocket Battery Capt. Hughes' Co., Light Artillery Capte Jones' Co., Light Artillery Lt. H. van Buren's Co., Light Artillery First Infantry (Second Infantry) First State Troops First State Troops, Infantry (6 months, 1863-64) First Battalion (Burnett's), Sharpshooters First Battalion, State Troopsj Infantry- Second Infantry (First Infantry, Moore's Regiment; Galveston Regiment; van Dorn Regiment) Second State Troops, Infantry (6 months, 1863-64) Third Infantry (First.Infantry, Luckett's Regiment) Third State Troops, Infantry (6 months, 1863-64) Third Battalion (Kirby's) [infantry and Cavalry, 6 months, 1861-62] Fourth Infantry Fourth Infantry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Fourth Battalion (Oswald's), Infantry [German Battalion, 6 months, 1861-62] Fifth Infantry Fifth Infantry, State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Sixth Infantry (Third Infantry) Seventh Infantry (Gregg's)

    Reel 0060 - COMPILED RECORDS SHOWING SERVICE OF MILITARY UNITS , IN CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS - TEXAS Eighth Infantry (Hobby's) Ninth Infantry (Nichols') [Fifth Infantry, 6 months, 1861-62] Ninth Infantry (Young's) [Eighth Infantry, Maxey's Regiment] Tenth Infantry (Nelson's) Eleventh Infantry (Roberts' Regiment) Eleventh Battalion (Spaight's), Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry Twelfth Infantry (Eighth Infantry, Young's Regiment) Thirteenth Volunteers, Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry Fourteenth Infantry (Clark's) Fifteenth Infantry Sixteenth Infantry (Seventh Infantry; Flournoy's Infantry) Seventeenth Infantry (Allen's Regiment)

    Reel 0061 - COMPILED RECORDS SHOWING SERVICE OF MILITARY UNITS , IN CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS - TEXAS Eighteenth Infantry (Ochiltree's) Nineteenth Infantry Twentieth Infantry (Elmore's Regiment) Twentieth Battalion, State Troops Twenty-first Infantry (Spaight's Regiment) Twenty-second Infantry (Hubbard's) Bean's Battalion, Reserve Corps Chambers' Battalion, Reserve Corps, Infantry Griffin's Battalion (Griffin's Regiment, Twenty-first Regiment or Battalion, Infantry) Houston Battalion, Detailed Men, Infantry Timmons' Infantry Waul's Legion, Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery Capte Arnold's Co., Infantry Riflemen, Militia Capt. Benton's Co., Volunteers Capt. Watts Cameron's Co., Infantry Carter's Co. (Austin City Light Infantry), Infantry Capt. Cunningham's Co. (The Mustang Grays), Infantry Capt. Currie's Co., Infantry Capt. Duke's Co. (Jefferson Guards)� Volunteers Capt. Edgar's Co. (Alamo City Guards), State Troops Capt. Graham's Co., Mounted Coast Guards, State Troops Capt. Hampton's Co. (Victoria Blues), State Troops Capt. Killough's Co. (Wheelock's Home Guards) Capt. McMinn's Co. Capt. McNeel's Co. (McNeel's Coast Guards), Local Defense Troops Capt. Merriraan's Co. (Orange County Coast Guards), Local Defense Troops Capt. Perry's Co. (Fort Bend Scouts), Local Defense Troops Capt. Rainey's Co. (Anderson County Invincibles), Volunteers Capt. Rutherford's Co. (Unattached), Infantry Capt. Simms' Co., Home Guards Capt. Teague's Co. (Southern Rights Guards), Volunteers Capt. Teel's Co., State Troops (6 months, 1861) Capt. Towisend's Co. (Robertson Five Shooters), Infantry Capt. Whaley's Co., Infantry Capt. Yarbrough's Co. (Smith County light Infantry) Miscellaneous, Texas Conscripts, Texas

    Reel 0332 - Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Registers - Ninth (Young's) Infantry (Eighth Infantry, Maxey's Regiment), A-C

     

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