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Re: Civil War unit question
Posted by: Debra LaMel (ID *****4944) Date: January 31, 2007 at 21:18:56
In Reply to: Civil War unit question by ROB HULING of 347

This one for sure my ggggrandfather Andrew David Crockett Served in Co K it and he was from Buna Jasper co TX at the time of enlistment.

21st Regiment, Texas Infantry

21st Infantry Regiment was organized during the spring of 1864 by consolidating the 11th (Spaight's) Texas Cavlry and Infantry Battalion and Griffin's Texas Infantry Battalion. Serving in the Trans-Mississippi Department, the unit was stationed at Sabine Pass with 14 officers and 235 men. Later it moved to Louisiana, then returned to Texas. It disbanded prior to the surrender in June, 1865. Its commanders were Colonel Ashley W. Spaight, Lieutenant Colonel William M/H. Griffin, and Major Felix C. McReynolds.



11th (Spaight's) Cavalry and Infantry Battalion, formerly the 6th Texas Infantry Battalion, was a mixed command organized with 400 men in April, 1862. The unit served in the Department of Texas, then was assigned to Hebert's Brigade in the Trans-Mississippi Department. During the spring of 1864 it merged into the 21st Texas Infantry Regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Ashley W. Spaight and Major J.S. Irvine were its officers.

Debra LaMel

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The Civil War and Sailors System by the National Park Service

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