I have the following data that I collected at the National Archives, Washington; "Complied Services Records of Confederate
Soldiers who served in organizations from Texas"
He enlisted as a sergeant on July 8, 1862 in Company D, 1st Regiment Texas Partisan Rangers (Renamed Aug 18, 1862, the 30th Texas Cavalry Regiment in Gano's Brigade) at Camp McCullough, Georgetown, Texas. Valuation of horse ($150) and equipment ($35). His company commander - Capt Samuel Strayhorn and Regimental commander - Col. Edward J Gurley.
He served in Texas Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma in the Trans- Mississippi Department. Campaigns and battles fought in:
The Camden Expedition (Mar-May 1864)
Poison Springs (Apr 18, 1864)
Massards Prairie, near Ft Smith (July 27, 1864)
Ft. Gibson (Sept 16, 1864)
Cabin Creek (Sept 19, 1864)
The Regiment surrendered by Gen E. K. Smith, commanding the
Trans-Mississippi Department on May 26, 1865.
He enlisted in Company E, Frontier Battalion, Texas Rangers on Dec 14, 1885 as a private under Capt J. T. Gillespie at Camp