Spartan Band: Burnetts 13th Texas Cavalry In The Civil War
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Spartan Band: Burnetts 13th Texas Cavalry In The Civil War ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ. The regiment gradually evolved into a tough, well-trained unit during action at Lake Providence, Fort De Russy, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, and Jenkins Ferry, as part of Maj. He also includes detailed information on battle casualty figures, equipment issued to each company, slave ownership, wealth of officers, deaths due to disease, and the effects of conscription on the regiments composition. Gen. Walkers Texas division in the Trans-Mississippi Department. The cavalry regiment organized in the spring of 1862 but was ordered to dismount once in Arkansas. John G. Reid researched letters, documents, and diaries gleaned from more than one hundred descendants of the soldiers, answering many questions relating to their experiences and final resting places. In Spartan Band (coined from a chaplains eulogistic poem) author Thomas Reid traces the Civil War history of the 13th Texas Cavalry, a unit drawn from eleven counties in East Texas.