The Texas 16th Cavalry Regiment was organized at Dallas in Early 1862. It was subsequently dismounted in April 1862, but evidently kept the Cavalry name.
William W. Diamond, (Major, Lieut. Colonel )
Edward P. Gregg, ( Lt. Col. Colonel. ) ASSIGNMENTS:
Department of Texas January - February 1862
Eastern District of Texas, Department of Texas February - May 1862.
Eastern District of Texas, Trans Mississippi Department May - August 1862.
Flournoys Brigade,Nelsons- McCulloch's Division, 2nd Corps, Trans Mississippi Department. September - January 1863.
Flournoys Brigade, McCulloch's - Walkers Division, District of Arkansas, Trans Mississippi Department. February - March 1863
McCulloch's- Flournoys- Scurry's Brigade, Walkers Texas Division.District of Western louisianna, Trans Mississippi Department. May 1863 - April 1864.
Scurry's- Waterhouse's Brigade, Walkers division, District of Arkansas,Trans Mississippi Department. April - May 1864
Waterhouse's Brigade , Walkers Division, District of Western louisianna,Trans Mississippi Department, May - September 1864.
2nd ( Waterhouse's ) Texas Brigade, 1st ( Forneys ) Texas Division, 1st Corps, Trans Mississippi Department. September 1864 - May 1865. BATTLES:
Round Hill, on Cache River. 07 July 1862
Millikens Bend 07 June 1863
Red River Campaign March - May 1864
Camden Expedition March - May 1864
Mansfield 08 April 1864
Pleasant Hill 09 April 1864
Jenkins Ferry 30 April 1864 ROSTERS:
This regiment was formed at Dallas, Texas. The organization of the individual companies is unknown. Bibliography for Research: