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10th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Nelson's) (CSA), US Civil War

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  • Cpl. John W. Scott (CSA) (c.1836 - 1864)
    John W. Scott, "United States, Civil War Soldiers Index" Name: John W. Scott Name Note: Also Known As Name: Also Known As Note: Event Type: Military Service Military Beginning Rank:...
  • Cpl. Robert S. Scott (CSA) (1834 - 1913)
    Corporal in Co H, 10th Texas Infantry, CSA Robert Scott enlisted at October 18, 1861, at Houston in Captain Brice Hargrave's Company H, Nelson's Regiment, 10th Texas Infantry. He was captured at Fort...
  • Brig Gen Allison Nelson (CSA) (1822 - 1862)
    Allison Nelson (March 11, 1822 – October 7, 1862) was the ninth mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, as well as a brigadier general in the Confederate army during the American Civil War. His father, Joh...

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10th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Nelson's)

10th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Waco, Texas, during the winter of 1861-1862. Many of its members were from Houston and Tyler, and Grimes, Freestone, San Augustine, and Washington counties. It served in the Department of Texas, then was captured at Arkansas Post in January, 1863. Exchanged and reorganized, the unit was assigned to Deshler's, J.A. Smith's, and Granbury's Brigade, and in September, 1863, consolidated with the 6th Infantry Regiment and the 15th Cavalry Regiment (dismounted). The command went on to participate in the campaigns of the Army of Tennessee from Chickamauga to Bentonville. It lost 20 killed, 95 wounded, and 28 missing at Chickamauga, and in December, 1863, totalled 642 men and 437 arms. Few surrendered on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Roger Q. Mills and Allison Nelson, Lieutenant Colonel Robert B. Young, and Majors Seymour C. Brasher and John R. Kennard.

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History of the 10th Texas Infantry

The Men of the 10th Texas Infantry Buried at Camp Nelson Cemetery, Arkansas