The Texas 9th Cavalry Regiment was organized with 1,050 men in Grayson County, Texas, during the late summer of 1861. Its members were recruited in Clarksville, Sherman, Mt. Pleasant, Avinger, and Paris. After participating in various conflicts in the Indian Territory, it moved east of the Mississippi River and in the spring of 1862, contained 657 effectives. Later it fought at Corinth and Hatchie Bridge and reported 19 killed, 57 wounded, and 41 missing. The regiment continued the fight in Mississippi, joined Ross' Brigade, then was active in the Atlanta Campaign and the operations in Tennessee. It ended the war in Mississippi attached to the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.
William B. Sims (Colonel)
James C. Bates (Major)
Thomas G. Berry (Lieutenant Colonel)
H. C. Dial (Major)
J. N. Dodson (Major, Lieutenant Colonel)
Dudley W. Jones (Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel)
William Quayle (Lieutenant Colonel)
Nathan W. Townes (Major, Colonel) ASSIGNMENTS:
October 1861 Department of Texas
November-December 1861 McCulloch's Division, Department #2
December 1861-January 1862 McIntosh's Cavalry Brigade, McCulloch's Division, Department #2
January-March 1862 McIntosh's Cavalry Brigade, McCulloch's Division, Trans-Mississippi District, Department #2
April-July 1862 Roane's-Phifer's Brigade, Jones'-Maury's Division, Army of the West, Department #2
September-October 1862 Phifer's Brigade, Maury's Division, Army of West Tennessee, Department #2
October - December 1862 Griffith's-Whitfield's Cavalry Brigade, Maury's Division, Price's Corps, Army of West Tennessee, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana
January-February 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, 2nd Division, Van Dom's Cavalry Corps, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana
February 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, Jackson's Division, Van Dom's Cavalry Corps, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana
February-May 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, Jackson's Division, Van Dorn's Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee
June-July 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, Jackson's Cavalry Division, Department of the West
July-August 1863 Whitfield's Brigade, Jackson's Cavalry Division, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana
August 1863-January 1864 Whitfield's-Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Division, Lee's Cavalry Corps, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana
January-May 1864 Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Division, Lee's Cavalry Corps, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana
May-July 1864 Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Cavalry Division, Army of Mississippi
July 1864-February 1865 Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Cavalry Division, Army of Tennessee
February-May 1865 Ross' Brigade, Jackson's Division, Forrest's Cavalry Corps, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana BATTLES:
November 19, 1861 Round Mountain [detachment], Indian Territory
December 9, 1861 Chusto-Talash, AKA Bird Creek or High Shoal, I. T.
March 7-8, 1862 Pea Ridge, AR
April-June 1862 Corinth Campaign, MS
May 9, 1862 Farmington, MS
September 19, 1862 Iuka, MS
October 3-4, 1862 Corinth, MS
October 7, 1862 Hatchie Bridge, MS
December 20, 1862 Holly Springs, MS
December 21, 1862 Davis' Mills, MS
December 24, 1862 Middleburg, TN
March 5, 1863 Thompson's Station, TN
July 1863 Vicksburg Campaign, MS
June 4, 1863 Mechanicsburg, MS
July 1863 Jackson Siege, MS
February-March 1864 Meridian Campaign, MS
March 30, 1864 Snyder's Bluff, MS
March 31, 1864 Roach Plantation, MS?
April 19, 1864 Marion County, GA
May-September 1864 Atlanta Campaign, GA
May 25 -27, 1864 New Hope Church, GA
June 27-July 26, 1864 Marietta, GA
July 28, 1864 Flat Shoals, GA
July 29, 1864 Lovejoy's Station, GA
July 30,1864 Newnan, GA
July-September 1864 Atlanta Siege, GA
August 16, 1864 Fairburn, GA
August 31-September 1, 1864 Jonesboro, GA
October 1864-January 1865 Franklin-Nashville Campaign, TN
November 24, 1864 Campbellsville, TN
November 30,1864 Franklin, TN
December 15, 1864 Murfreesboro, TN
December 15-16, 1864 Nashville, TN ROSTERS:
Company A. Tarrant County.
Company B. Fannin County.
Company C. Grayson County.
Company D. Tarrant County.
Company E. Red River County.
Company F. Titus County.
Company G. Hopkins County.
Company H. Lamar County.
Company I. Titus County.
Company K. Hunt and Hopkins Counties. Bibliography for Research: