The Texas 20th Infantry Regiment was organized at Galveston, Texas, during the early summer of 1862 with a high percentage of middle-aged men. They were from Hempstead, Houston, Austin, Kaufman, Galveston, and Huntsville, and Walker County. The regiment was assigned to the Trans-Mississippi Department and served in Texas. It performed guard duty along the coast from Galveston to the Sabine River and in April, 1864, reported 21 officers and 622 men present for duty. On June 2, 1865, it was included in the surrender.
Henry Marshal Elmore
Leonard A. Abercrombie
Robert E. Bell ASSIGNMENTS:
Assigned to the Trans-Mississippi Department BATTLES:
Galveston Island – Jan. 1, 1863 ROSTERS:
Companies were formed from Hempstead, Houston, Austin, Kaufman, Galveston, and Huntsville, and Walker Counties. Bibliography for Research: