The 9th (Nichol's) Infantry Regiment [also called 5th Regiment] was formed during the summer of 1861. Some of the men were from Galveston and La Grange. This was a six month command that served in the Department of Texas at Galveston. It was mustered out of service in March, 1862, but many of its members enlisted in Waul's Texas Legion. FIELD OFFICERS:
Colonel E. B. Nichols, Lieutenant Colonel Josiah C. Massie, and Major Fred. Tate.
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