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8th Texas Cavalry      
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Angy Price Blalock - Private   
Angy Price Blalock, Enlisted August 1863 and served until June 1865. Terry's Scouts, Wharton Headquarters Cavalry Scout from February 1864 to June 1865. Younger brother of my Gr-Gr Grandfather Charles Stewart Blalock who served in the 17th Texas Cavalry.
Contact Name:  Kevin P. Bechtold
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Date Added:  7/20/2008
Company Unknown
John Hodges - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Contact Homepage:  Givem Tha Cold Steel Boys
Date Added:  1/6/2011
Company Unknown
William Marion Howell - Unknown   
William was born 15 Jul 1840 and married Elizabeth Betty [Mankins]. John Mankins who was Williams best friend made him promise to marry and take of his wife. John was KIA in 1860. William is buried in Williamson Co, TX
Contact Name:  Mike Edwards
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Date Added:  9/10/2017
Company Unknown
Evan Mankins - Private   
Born 1839, died 1924, served as a Private in two Confederate Cavalry Regiments as follows: 1st Regiment, Texas Cavalry (McCulloch's) (1st Mounted Riflemen) and 8th Battalion, Texas Cavalry (Taylor's Battalion, Mounted Rifles).1st Regiment, Texas Cavalry (McCulloch's) (1st Mounted Riflemen) 1st (McCulloch's) Regiment Mounted Rifles was organized with about 1,000 men in May, 1861, and served in the Department of Texas on the frontier. In April, 1862, the unit was reduced to five companies and redesigned the 8th Texas Cavalry Battalion. Its commanders were Colonel Henry E. McCulloch, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas C. Frost, and Majors James B. Barry and Ed. Burleson.
Contact Name:  Mike Edwards
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Date Added:  9/10/2017
Company A
James Polk Fielder - Private   
Transferred from 11th Tennessee Infantry
Contact Name:  Bob Conner
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Contact Homepage:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/24485855/family
Date Added:  3/28/2014
Company A
Robert Hendley McCann - Private   
He mustered into Confederate service in September 1861. He fought at Woodsonville,Shilo,Perryville,Murfreesboro,
Chickamauga. He was wounded severely at the batle of Farmington and left in a private home. No acount as to any
futher service can be found. He returned to Texas (Milam,Co.)
and was a farmer. He died in 1904.
Contact Name:  David McCann
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Date Added:  4/13/2010
Company B
Edward Moody Bussey - Private   
Born Feb 1837 in Edgefield Co., South Carolina. Enlisted 1 July 1862 in Houston, Texas. Died 1 Sept 1907 in Edgefield Co., South Carolina.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  7/17/2015
Company B
William Jonas Bussey - Private   
Born 1838 in Edgefield Co., South Carolina. Enlisted 11 March 1862 in Houston, Texas. Killed in action in South Carolina 20 Jan 1865.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  7/17/2015
Company B
Jared Ellison Groce - Unknown   
Jared was born in Texas May 28, 1837 the son of Jared Ellison and Mary Ann Calvit Groce. He enlisted in Terry's Texas Rangers and served as an officer on the staff of his cousin General John Austin Wharton. He attained the rank of Assistant Inspector General. He returned home and married in 1868 and died July 22, 1872.
Contact Name:  Valette Randall
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Date Added:  7/28/2010
Company B
Jared Fulton Groce - Private   
The eldest son of Leonard W. and Courtney Ann Fulton Groce, Fulton was born at the Bernardo Plantation in Grimes County, Texas November 8, 1832. He was educated at the Western Military Institute of Kentucky. In 1855 he married Asenath Jackson and they had two children before he enlisted in Company B of Terry's Texas Rangers. After the war Fulton returned to Waller County (which was part of Austin County at the time), Texas where he died December 14, 1883
Contact Name:  Valette Randall
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Date Added:  7/28/2010
Company B
Leonard Waller Groce Jr. - Private   
Leonard Waller Groce Jr. was the son of L. W. and Courtney Ann Fulton Groce. Born at the Bernardo Plantation in Grimes County, Texas he enlisted with brothers and numerous cousins in Terry's Texas Rangers. He studied to become a physican in New Orleans and was a physican for the Central Railroad after the war. He married and raised a family in Waller County, Texas and died at Hempstead July 6, 1901.
Contact Name:  Valette Randall
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Date Added:  7/28/2010
Company B
Andrew Jackson - Private   
Andrew Jackson was the second son of Abner and Margaret Inabinet Strobel Jackson. He was born in 1840 in South Carolina. He enlisted with his brothers in 1861 in Terry's Texas Rangers but was discharged in 1862 in Woodburn, Kentucky. His father's death kept him home through 1863. However he reenlisted and at the probate of his will it was stated that he was not seen after May 7, 1865. It is unknown if he traveled to Mexico with some of his unit and died there or lost his life traveling back to Texas after the surrender.
Contact Name:  Valette Randall
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Date Added:  7/28/2010
Company B
John Clinton Jackson - Private   
John was the eldest son of Abner and Margaret Inabinet Strobel Jackson. He was born in South Carolina in 1838 and as a young man attended Norwich Military Institude with his half brother Louis Strobel. He enlisted September 7, 1861 in Terry's Texas Rangers but was discharged December 29, 1861 in Nashville, Tennessee because of chronic diarhea. Both his parents had died and he spent the next years sorting out the estates with the help of his brothers. A dispute between John and his brother George brought about his death December 16, 1868 at the Lake Jackson Plantation in Brazoria County, Texas.
Contact Name:  Valette Randall
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Date Added:  7/28/2010
Company B
John Austin Wharton - General   
Though John Wharton was born in Nashville, Tennessee July 3, 1828 his family already had a long and proud association with the state of Texas. He was the son of William Harris and Sarah Ann Groce Wharton. He attended College in South Carolina and read law with ex-governor David Johnson and married Governor Johnson's daughter Eliza in 1848. The young couple established their home in Texas. He joined Terry's Texas Rangers in 1861 with the rank of Colonel but by the end of the war had attained the rank of Brigader General. He was murdered April 6, 1865 in Galveston by Colonel George Baylor during a dispute about an inferred insult to Baylor. Wharton was not carrying a gun at the time, however Baylor was tried and released.
Contact Name:  Valette Randall
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Date Added:  7/28/2010
Company C
Thomas Sylvanus Burney - Private   
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Contact Name:  Garrett Kobs
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Date Added:  5/13/2009
Company C
David Porter Croft - Private   
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Contact Name:  Marlon Sustaire
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Date Added:  10/26/2008
Company C
Marcus LeGrande Evans - Captain   
1830-1862 Mortally wounded at the Battle of Perryville 8 Oct 1862. Died on 18 Oct 1862.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  1/30/2014
Company D
Woods Shelton Miller - Private   
Woods S. Miller, age 17, Bastrop, TX, joined Terry's Texas Rangers, Co D, in September 1861.
Contact Name:  Woodene Simpson
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Date Added:  4/22/2008
Company D
Stephen Bond Price - Private   
Resided TX. Enlisted 27 Jan 1862 at Johnson Station; Pvt. served in Brinson's Co. D, Sim's Reg't 8th TX Cav; Discharged 16 Jul 1862 for age (over 35)
Contact Name:  Patricia Borden
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Date Added:  8/4/2011
Company E
Benjamin Franklin Byrd - Private   
Benjamin enlisted at Houston Tx. as a Pvt. in Capt. L. M. Rayburn's Co. Texas Vols. It's 160 miles to rendezvous. The value of his horse is not given but his equipment is valued at $20.00.
His CSA CMR card lists his units as Terry's Regiment, 1st Tx. Rangers and 8th Tx. Rangers. His Obit stares he fought at Shiloh, Chattaunoga and Stone's River at Murfreesbourgh Tenn. He was wounded and captured at Stone River and sent to Camp Douglas, Chicago Ill. then on to City Point,Va. arriving on 4 April 1863. He was exchanged and reentered the fight.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  11/25/2014
Company E
Carl Wahrmund - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Donna L. Estes
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Date Added:  6/3/2009
Company E
William Wahrmund - Private   
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Contact Name:  Donna L. Estes
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Date Added:  6/3/2009
Company F
Hansford Addison - Private   
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Contact Name:  J. B. Williams
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Date Added:  7/15/2020
Company F
Stephen Henry Brown - Private   
Henry Brown born 4-18-1833 in Herkimer County NY moved to Texas in 1852. He joined Terry's Texas Rangers in 1861. Suffered chest and shoulder wounds near Triune, TN on December 27, 1862. Present in February 1864.
Married Mary E. Corder of Shelby County, TX on December 15, 1867.
Contact Name:  Melissa
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Date Added:  5/18/2006
Company F
William E McClellan - Private   
William E. McClellan was first elected Lt but resigned and served as a Pvt. He was in the following battles, Woodsonville, Ky 1861,Shiloh 1861, Murfreesboro Raid 1862, Wheelers TN Raid, 1863, Chickamauga 1863, Atlanta Campaign & Seige 1864, Carolinas Campaign, Bentonville, NC 1865. His death was caused by a fall from a house he was building for his dau. He is buried in FayetteCounty, Texas.
Contact Name:  Alvin J, Sander
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Date Added:  6/30/2008
Company F
John Wesley Rabb - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Marlon Sustaire
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Date Added:  10/26/2008
Company F
Louis Martin Strobel - Captain   
Louis was born in South Carolina September 16, 1831 the son of John and Margaret Inabinet Strobel. After his father's death and his mother's remarriage to Abner Jackson Louis traveled with his family to Texas. In 1850 he was a cadet at the Norwich Military Institute. He married in 1852. He raised a company of Terry's Texas Rangers and served with them until 1862 when he was called home to assist in arranging the affairs of the family on the death of his step-father. In 1863 he re-enlisted in the 3rd Regiment Texas Cavalry State Troops. After the war he went to Mexico with numerous other disenfranchised soldiers, but he and his family returned to Brazoria County, Texas after a few years. Louis died Febuary 9, 1869 and is buried at the Lake Jackson Plantation.
Contact Name:  Valette Randall
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Date Added:  7/28/2010
Company G
William Taylor Gainer - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jennifer Egly
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Date Added:  9/14/2007
Company G
John Mankins - Sergeant   
Born 1835, married Elizageth Betty Williams. Joined Morgan's Regiment, TX Calvary. KIA 1860. John was William Marion Howell's best friend. Buried in Williamson Co, TX.
Contact Name:  Mike Edwards
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Date Added:  9/10/2017
Company H
Charles S. Kemp - Unknown   
Charles S. Kemp is my G.G Grandfather. He fought for Terry's Texas Rangers during the Civil War and is buried in the Texas State Cemetery.
Contact Name:  Michelle Miller
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Date Added:  9/30/2007
Company H
William J. D. Alexander - 1st Lieutenant   
Mustered into Company H in spring 1862; Hospitalized from April 1862 to June 1862 at Reinzi, MS; Paroled at Montgomery, AL on May 31, 1865. He was one of 7 brothers who fought for the CSA; 3 of those brothers died during the war; one from illness in 1864 and the other 2 from wounds in battle.
Contact Name:  Rick Gray
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Date Added:  5/25/2007
Company H
Robert Hodges Jr. - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Contact Homepage:  Givem Tha Cold Steel Boys
Date Added:  1/6/2011
Company H
Andrew C Shehan - Private   
Blacksmith. Enlisted in Wharton Rangers, Wharton City, TX, May 1861. To 8th Cavalry, Houston, Sept. 1861. Discharged from 8th Cavalry, Chattanooga TN, June 1862. Name sometimes appears as Sheahan or Sheehan.
Contact Name:  Margot Sheehan
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Contact Homepage:  margotsheehan.com
Date Added:  5/16/2013
Company I
L P Hodges - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Date Added:  1/6/2011
Company I
Hardy Richardson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Chuck Harvey
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Date Added:  3/30/2007
Company I
Robert Nathaniel Chapman Tate - Doctor   
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Contact Name:  Jeffrey D. Murrah
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Date Added:  5/30/2004
Company K
John D. Alexander - Unknown   
Mustered into Company K at Houston, TX on September 7, 1861; Claiborne indicates he was discharged at Bowling Green, KY, due to illness; personal notes of John D. Alexander states he left the unit in December 1861; Returned home to Texas in March 1862; Died on July 4, 1864, due to consumption. John D. Alexander had 6 other brothers who fought for the CSA during the War. Two of his brothers died in battle - one at Iuka and one at Pickett's Mill.
Contact Name:  Rick Gray
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Date Added:  5/25/2007
Company K
Josiah Hall Alexander - 1st Sergeant   
Mustered into Company K at Houston, TX on September 7, 1861; Discharged in September 1862; Present by December 1862; Promoted to 1st Sergeant by April 1863; Present in December 1863; Absent detailed to courier line in February 1864; Surrendered at Columbus, MS on May 27, 1865 or June 8, 1865. He was one of 7 brothers who fought for the CSA; 3 of those brothers died during the war; one from illness in 1864 and the other 2 from wounds in battle.
Contact Name:  Rick Gray
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Date Added:  5/25/2007
Company K
B M Hodges - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Date Added:  1/6/2011
Company K
Isaac James Hodges - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Date Added:  1/6/2011
Company K
Daniel Mitchell - Private   
1841-1863 From Montgomery County, Texas. Enlisted at Houston in Sept 1861. Captured at McMinnville, Tennessee on 4 Oct 1863. Died in Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Indiana on 30 Oct 1863.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  9/15/2022
Company K
Jabez N Mitchell - 2nd Corporal   
1844-1919 From Montgomery County, Texas. Enlisted at Houston on 4 May 1862. Died in the Confederate Home in Austin of 27 Feb 1919. Buried in the Texas State Cemetery.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  9/17/2022
Company L
E R Hodges - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Contact Homepage:  Givem Tha Cold Steel Boys
Date Added:  1/6/2011
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