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4th Texas Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

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    John M. Field (1840 - 1879)
    Biography== John M Field born June 9th, 1840, lived with his family until the commencement of the war between the North and South, when he volunteered in the famous "Hood's brigade," of the Army of Nor...
  • Lt Francis Marion Rainbolt (1835 - 1924)
    Civil War Veteran. - 2nd Lt. Company H, 4th Texas Cavalry, CSA.Burial location is honored for his service in the Confederacy.Note: For additional information regarding the 4th Texas Cavalry during the ...
  • Isaac Wildbahn (1815 - 1866)
    When Isaac Wildbahn was born on June 23, 1817, in Marion, Ohio, his father, Johannes, was 43 and his mother, Catherine, was 35. He married Ann Drucilla Lancaster in 1850 in Bellefonte, Jackson, Alabama...
  • Brigade Quartermaster (CSA), Peyton Forbes Edwards (1844 - 1918)
    EDWARDS, PEYTON FORBES (1844–1918). Peyton Forbes Edwards, Civil War combatant, lawyer, Nacogdoches county treasurer, Texas state senator, and district judge, was born on September 28, 1844, in Nacogdo...
  • Pvt. (CSA), John Jones Lilly (1828 - 1914)
    John J. Lilly fought for the Confederacy during the American Civil War in Company H, 4th Texas Cavalry Regiment. He enlisted on July 12, 1862 in Nacogdoches, TX. He was captured by the Union on Novembe...


4th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (4th Mounted Volunteers)

The Texas 4th Cavalry Regiment was organized with about 1,000 men during the late summer of 1861. Its members were from Gonzales, San Antonio, Bonham, Austin, Livinston, Crockett, and Alto, and Milam and Parker counties. The unit served in Henry H. Sibley's Army of New Mexico, then was assigned to Green's and Hardeman's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. It saw action in numerous conflicts in Louisiana and reported 28 casualties at Cox's Plantation and 6 at Bayou Bourbeau. The unit was ordered to Hampstead, Texas, during the spring of 1865 and soon disbanded.

The field officers were Colonels William P. Hardeman and James Reily, Lieutenant Colonels G. J. Hampton and William R. Scurry, and Majors Charles M. Mesueur and Henry W. Raguet.

4th Cavalry (4th Mounted Volunteers; 1st Regiment, Sibley's Brigade)

The Handbook of Texas: Fourth Texas Cavalry

4th Texas Cavalry Company Rosters

Texas Cavalry and Mounted Troops