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36th Texas Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

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  • Pvt Obediah Mast Christian, (CSA) (1822 - 1913)
    Civil War Veteran Pvt Obed M Christian D Company, 36th Cavalry Texas, CSA ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Obediah Mast Christian (1822-1913) was the eldest child of Elijah Willis Ch...
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    (CSA), Henry Seeligson (1828 - 1887)
    Biography== Henry Seeligson was born on June 8, 1828 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States. His parents were Michael Se...
  • Lieut. Thomas Jefferson West, (CSA) (1837 - 1874)
    Thomas Jefferson West served in Company C, 36th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Woods') in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
  • George W. Lookingbill (CSA) (1835 - d.)
    United States, Civil War Soldiers Index 1861-1865 —Texas record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: George W. Lookingbillevent: Military Servicerank in: Privaterank out: Privates...
  • Cpl. (CSA), Alexander Norman Clements (1838 - 1900)
    Enlisted as a Private in Co A, 4th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (4th Mounted Volunteers), CSA in 1861. In 1862 he was enrolled in Co D, 36th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Woods') as a private and ranked out as a...


36th Texas Cavalry (Woods')

The Thirty-Sixth Texas Cavalry, the highest officially numbered Texas Cavalry regiment, was organized in late 1863 at Belton, Texas. It contained 823 men of which many were from Sulphur Springs and Belton, and Caldwell and Gonzales counties. The regiment was assigned to H. Bee's and Bagby's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. For some unknown reason, the regiment was frequently known as the Thirty-Second Texas Cavalry. There was a previously organized regiment with that designation and there was no connection between the two units. (To further complicate identification, the Thirty-Second Texas Cavalry was often incorrectly known as the Fifteenth Texas Cavalry, and, needless to add, there was another unit by that number.) The field officers were Colonel Peter C. Woods, Lieutenant Colonels Nat. Benton and W.O. Hutchison, and Major Stokely M. Holmes.

  • Company A (men from Caldwell County)
  • Company B (men from Guadalupe County)
  • Company C (men from Sulphur Springs - Hopkins County)
  • Company D (men from Gonzales County & Bee County)
  • Company E (men from DeWitt County)
  • Company F (men from Comal County)
  • Company G (men from DeWitt County, Texas)
  • Company H (men from Belton - Bell County)
  • Company I (men from Gonzales County)
  • Company K (men from Caldwell County)

Campaigns and Battles of the 36th Texas Cavalry

Operations against Banks' Red River Campaign - March 10 - May 22, 1864

Skirmishes, Monett's Ferry and Cloutierville - March 29 - 30, 1864, Louisiana

Action, Natchitoches, Louisiana - March 31, 1864

Skirmish, Crump's Hill, Piney Woods, Louisiana - April 2, 1864

Engagement, Campti, Louisiana - April 4, 1864

Engagement, Wilson's Farm near Pleasant Hill, Louisiana - April 7, 1864

Skirmishes, Bayou De Paul (Carroll's Mills) near Pleasant Hill, Louisiana - April 8, 1864

Battle, Sabine Cross Roads, Mansfield near Pleasant Hill, Louisiana - April 8, 1864

Engagement, Pleasant Hill, Louisiana - April 9, 1864

Action, Pleasant Hill Landing, Blair's Landing, Louisiana - April 12 - 13, 1864

Skirmishes about Cloutierville, Louisiana - April 22 - 24, 1864

Engagement, Monett's Ferry (Cane River Crossing), Louisiana - April 23, 1864

Skirmishes, Bayou Rapides Bridge and McNutt's Hill, Alexandria, Louisiana, - April 26, 1864

Skirmish, Alexandria, Louisiana - April 27, 1864

Skirmishes, Alexandria, Louisiana - April 29, 1864

Skirmish, Ashwood Landing, Louisiana - May 1, 1864

Skirmishes, Governor Moore's Plantation, La. - May 1 - 4, 1864

Skirmish, Governor Moore's Plantation, La. - May 2, 1864

Skirmishes about Alexandria, Louisiana - May 2 - 9, 1864

Action, Governor Moore's Plantation, La. - May 3, 1864

Action, Graham's Plantation, Louisiana - May 5, 1864

Skirmish, Bayou Lamourie, Louisiana - May 7, 1864

Skirmishes, Alexandria, Louisiana - May 12, 1864

Operations against Retreat from Alexandria to Morganza, Louisiana - May 13 - 20, 1864

Skirmish, Avoyelles Prairie (Marksville Prairie), Louisiana - May 13, 1864

Engagement, Mansura, Belle Prairie (Smith's Plantation), Marksville, La. - May 161 1864

Action near Moreauville, Bayou DeGlaize, La. - May 17, 1864

Engagement, Yellow Bayou, Bayou DeGlaize, Norwood's Plantation (Old Oaks), Louisiana - May 18, 1864