3RD TEXAS CAVALRY

Confederate States Army

Also known as South Kansas-Texas Regiment






Organization

Organized at Dallas on June 13, 1861. Mustered into Confederate service at Dallas on June 13, 1861. Dismounted in April 1862. Remounted in late October 1862. Surrendered by Lieutenant General Richard Taylor, commanding the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, at Citronelle, Alabama on May 4, 1865.








Officers

Elkanah Greer (Colonel)

J. J. A. Barker (Major)

Giles S. Boggess (Major, Lieutenant Colonel)

George W. Chilton (Major)

Robert H. Cumby (Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel)

J. A. Harris (Major)

Walter P. Lane (Lieutenant Colonel)

Hinchie P. Mabry (Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel)

Absalom B. Stone (Major)








Assignments

June 1861 Department of Texas.

July 1861 Indian Territory.

July - August 1861 McCulloch's Brigade.

August - September 1861 Indian Territory.

September 1861 - January 1862 McCulloch's Division, Department #2.

January 1862 McIntosh's Brigade, McCulloch's Division, Department #2.

January - March 1862 McIntosh's Brigade, McCulloch's Division, Trans - Mississippi District, Department #2.

March - April 1862 Greer's Cavalry Brigade, Price's Division, Trans - Mississippi District, Department #2.

April 1862 Greer's Cavalry Brigade, Army of the West, Department #2.

April - July 1862 Hebert's Brigade, Price's - Little's Division, Army of the West, Department #2.

September - October 1862 Hebert's Brigade, Little's - Hebert's - Green's Division, Price's Corps, Army of West Tennessee, Department #2.

October - December 1862 Griffith's - Whitfield's Cavalry Brigade, Maury's Division, Price's Corps, Army of West Tennessee, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana.

January - February 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, 2nd Division, Van Dom's Cavalry Corps, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana.

February 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, Jackson's Division, Van Dom's Cavalry Corps, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana.

February - May 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, Jackson's Division, Van Dom's Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee.

June - July 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, Jackson's Cavalry Division, Department of the West.

July - August 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, Jackson's Cavalry Division, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana.

August 1863 - January 1864 Whitfield's - Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Division, Lee's Cavalry Corps, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana.

January - May 1864 Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Division, Lee's Cavalry Corps, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.

May - July 1864 Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Cavalry Division, Army of Mississippi.

July 1864 - February 1865 Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Cavalry Division, Army of Tennessee.

February - May 1865 Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Division, Forrest's Cavalry Corps, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.








Battles and Engagements

August 10, 1861 Wilson's Creek

December 26, 1861 Chustenahlah, Indian Territory [five companies]

March 7 - 8, 1862 Pea Ridge

April - June 1862 Corinth Campaign

September 19, 1862 luka

October 3 - 4, 1862 Corinth

December 3, 1862 Oakland [skirmish]

December 20, 1862 Holly Springs

December 21, 1862 Davis' Mills

March 5, 1863 Thompson's Station

May - July 1863 Vicksburg Campaign

July 1863 Jackson Siege

December 24, 1862 Middleburg

February - March 1864 Meridian Campaign

March 30, 1864 Snyder's Bluff

April 19, 1864 Marion County

May - September 1864 Atlanta Campaign

July - September 1864 Atlanta Siege

July 28, 1864 Flat Shoals

July 30, 1864 Brown's Mill

July 30, 1864 Newnan

October 1864 - January 1865 Franklin - Nashville Campaign




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June 4, 2000