The 13th Texas Infantry Regiment aka Victoria Regiment was organized with six companies of infantry, two companies of artillery, and two companies of cavalry. From October 1861 - February 1862, the regiment was assigned to the Department of Texas. On October 19, 1861 Company D was converted to an artillery service, and designated as Moseley's Artillery Battery. From February - May 1862, the regiment was assigned to the Western District of Texas, Department of Texas.
Joseph Bates - Colonel
Reuben R. Brown - Lieutenant Colonel
Henry P. Cayce - Lieutenant Colonel
Robert L. Foard - Major
Stephen S. Perry - Major
Lee C. Rountree - Major ASSIGNMENTS:
October 1861 - February 1862 - the Department of Texas.
February - May 1862 - the Western District of Texas, Department of Texas.
May - July 1862 - Western District of Texas, Trans- Mississippi Department.
June 1862 - Two companies are transferred to Rountree's Cavalry Battalion.
July 1862 - Some companies transferred to the 12th Cavalry Battalion.
February - December 1863 - Eastern Sub-district, District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, Trans-Mississippi Department.
February 11, 1863 - Company H becomes an independent artillery battery designated as the Field Battery.
June 1863 - Company B organized as the Austin Grays Artillery Battery.
December 1863 - January 1864 - Luckett's Brigade, Slaughter's Division (Eastern Sub-district), District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, Trans Mississippi Department.
January - May 1864 - Eastern Sub-district, District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, Trans-Mississippi Department.
June - September 1864 - 2nd (Central) Sub-district of Texas, District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, Trans-Mississippi Department.
September 1864 - May 1865 - 6th (Hebert's) Texas Division, 2nd (Hebert's) Texas Division, 3rd Trans-Mississippi Department. BATTLES:
San Luis Pass, April 5-6, 1862
Near Velasco, Texas, July 4, 1862
Near Velasco, Texas, August 11, 1862
Stirlings's Plantation, September 29, 1863 ROSTERS:
The regiment was composed of six companies of infantry with two companies of artillery and two companies of cavalry.
Company B - Austin Grays Artillery Battery Company D - Moseley's Artillery Battery
Company G - Brazoria Rangers
Company H - Field Battery Bibliography for Research: