Creator

Date Original

1865

Description

This collection contains a muster out roll of a detachment of Co. C, 1st Texas Cavalry Volunteers.

Biographical/Historical Note

This company was contained in the 15th Brigade of Texas Militia and initially served as Infantry, but later became the First Regiment Texas Cavalry. George R. Reeves, of Grayson County, was the first Captain of the company. The men volunteered for duty on May 26, 1861 at Sherman, Grayson County, Texas. They marched to Fort Washita in the Indian Territories. On July 27, 1861 they were changed to Cavalry. Around September 1, 1861, the men marched to Camp Reeves near Sherman, Texas. At total of 109 troops served in the Texas Militia Company C. The troops were mustered into Confederate States Service on October 2, 1861 at Camp Reeves, Grayson County, Texas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Texas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.038.001

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Muster-out roll of a detachment of Co. C, 1st Texas Cavalry Volunteers, SMC.038.001

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Muster-out roll of a detachment of Co. C, 1st Texas Cavalry Volunteers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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