1ST TEX. VOL. INF. REGT.

 

COMPANY B - LIVINGSTON GUARDS

 

Company was organized at Livingston, Polk County, Texas, and mustered into Confederate service ~'for one year" at New Orleans, May 16, 1861, by Lt. C. W. Phifer, GSA.

Key (1) Origin~ member of Hdqtrs. (2) Paroled at Appomattox. K (Killed), W (Wounded), POW (Prisoner of War)

AWOL (Absent Without Leave).

ORIGINAL OFFICERS

(1) MOORE, D. D. Capt. - Resgnd. Sept. 1861.

(1) DeWA~T, K. B. 1Lt. - Elect. Capt.: Not re-elect. when Co. re-org., May 16, 1862: Resgnd.

(1) LOWE, HENRY B. 2Lt. - Detailed to recruiting duty in Tex., Feb.-Apr., 1862: Not re-elected when Co. re-org., May 16, 1862: Re-eni. as 3Sgt., Oct. 13, 1862: Prom., lSgt., July 2, 1863: AWOL, Dec.26, 1863: Dischgd., Feb. 4, 1864.

(1) SHOTWELL, JOHN 1. 3Lt. - Elect., 3Lt., Apr.29, 1861: Elect., 2Lt., May 16, 1861: Elect., iLt., May 16, 1862: W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): See roster, ~Hdqtrs., Hood's Tex. Brigade."

ORIGINAL NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

(1) HARDING, R. J. lSgt. - See List of Other Officers" following.

(1) SHOTWELL, THOS. B. 2Sgt. - K., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862).

(1) McGEE, SAM H. 3Sgt. - Discharged for sickness, Dec. 22, 1861: Re-enl. in Co. C, Apr. 7, 1862.

(1) BRADFORD, C. L. 4Sgt. - See list of ~~Other Officers" following.

(1) NETTLES, W. THOS. lCpI. - W., Yorktown, Va., April, 1862: Dischgd. for disability.

(1) SHOTWELL, WM. B. 2Cpl. - Dischgd., Aug.25, 1861, Surg. Cert. of Disability.

(1) SANDERSON, ADOLPH D. 3Cpl. - Prom., SSgt.: Detailed to recruiting duty in Tex., Feb.-Apr., 1863: Prom., 4Sgt.: K., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863).

(1) BARTEE, FERDINAND 4CpI. - In hosp. (chronic bronchitis), spring, 1862: Dischgd., Aug. 14, 1862 on official order from Gen. Lee", enlmt. expired.

OTHER OFFICERS

HARDING, R. J. Capt. - See roster, "Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 1st Tex. Inf." BRADFORD, C. L. (~~Champ") Lt. - Orig. 45gt. of Co.: Elect., 2Lt., May 16, 1862: AWOL, Feb. 9, 1865.

WALKER, WM. F. Lt. - Orig. Pvt. in Co.: Elect., 3Lt., May 20, 1862: K., Cold Harbor (June 3, 1864).

MUSICIANS

(1) COLLINS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Hotel clerk, enlisted at age 15, 5 feet tall, unhealthy: Dischgd., Aug. 1, 1861, bronchitis.

(1) MEEKINS, I. RODERICK - Prom., 2Cpl.: Served as Co. Color Guard: K., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863).

PRIVATES

(1) ANDERSON, M. B. - W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): Dischgd. for disability.

(1) BARFIELD, G. W. - W., Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): Prom., SSgt.: W., Chickamauga (Sept.19, 1863).

BASS, RICHARD - Hospitalized most of 1862 (chronic dysentery): Absent on  'sick furlough" most of 1863.

(1) BASS, RICHARD W. - Died, Richmond, Va., June 2, 1861.

BATTISE, IKE ('~Indian") Carried on CSA Rolls as ~'Isaac (Indian)":An Alabama-Coushatta Indian: Dischgd., May 20, 1862: Returned to Tex. & md. Capt. Charley Bullock's Co. from Tyler County.

BEAN, C. - Deserted, May 5, 1862.

(1) BOWLING, B. L. - Sick, Spring, 1862 (pneumonia): W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): POW, Gettysburg (July 4, 1863), left with wounded: Died as POW, Aug. 5, 1864, Point Lookout, Md.

(1) BRADFORD, JAS. J. - Dischgd. on Surg. Cert. for ~'Rheumatism & dropsy," Feb.19, 1862.

(1) BURKE, THOS. - Born in Ireland, age 53 when enl.: Dischgd., Aug. 14, 1862. Term of serv. (1 yr.) expired: Later jnd. Co. C, 3Btln., Tex. Cav. (Coastal Service).

(1) BUTLER, CHAS. W. Prom., 3Sgt.: Prom., 2Sgt.: W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): Prom., lSgt.: K., Gettysburg (July 2,1863).

(1) BUTLER, JOHN B. Detchd. serv. with Div. Provost Guard, July, 1863: Detailed, Spring, 1864, to procure cattle for Brig. Comsy.

(1) BYRNES, J. LARRY - Born in Ireland, age 37 when enl.: Dischgd., Aug.14, 1862, one yr. enlistment completed.

CANTERBERRY, JORDAN M. Prom., 4Cpl.: W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Reduced to Pvt.: W., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863): Transfd. out of Co.

CARR. FRANK M. - EnI., at Livingston, Tex., Apr.29, 1862: W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Dischgd. Oct., 1862, as non-conscript, undernge (17).

(1) CHOATE, RUFUS R. - W. Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): K., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863).

COFFIN, ISAAC - Deserted, May 6, 1862 (enlmt. expired).

(1) COX, W. H. - Asgnd. to Litter Corps., Spring, 1862: Dischgd., Aug.14, 1862, one yr. enlistment up.

CROBERT, JOHN Detailed to Litter Corps: Dischgd. from Co. A, 1st Tex., and transfd. to 8th La. Inf. Regt.

DERRICK, GEO. A. - No information available.

(1) DERRICK, JOHN - Dischgd., Aug.14, 1862, enlmt. expired.

(1) DONNELLY, M. E. - K., Chickamauga (Sept.19, 1863).

(1) DORTCH, JOS. S. - K., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862).

(1) DUNHAM, C. R. - Prom., 3Cpl.: Detailed as Co. Color Bearer, Sept., 1862: POW, Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): Paroled and rejnd. Co.: K., Chickamauga (Sept.20. 1863).

DUNHAM, M. A. - See roster, ~'Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 1st Tex. Inf." Reported AWOL: Transfd. to Trans.Mississippi Army: K., Mansfield (April 8, 1864).

(1) ELLIS, RICHARD H. - K., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863).

EVANS, JAMES M. - Jnd. Co., June 5, 1861, at Richmond: Transfd. to Va. regt. and killed in battle.

FONTAINE, HENRY B. - See roster, ~~Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 1st Tex. Inf."

(1) GARNER, JAMES W. - Hospitalized, May 12, 1862, pneumonia: Sick, Fall, 1862: K., Gettysburg ~July 2, 1863).

GARNER, WM. - W., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862): Hospitalized until Dec., 1862: Nurse, White Sulphur Springs Hosp., Va., Summer & Fall, 1863: Retired for disability, July, 1864: Asgnd. as 'RR Agent" in Trans~Miss. Dept. by Gen. E. Kirby Smith.

GIBSON, WM. W. - Hospitalized. May 14 (diarrhea) & Sept.30, 1862: Deserted, Nov.26. 1862 (enlmt. expired).

HADEN, J. E. - Nurse at Camp Lee Hosp., Richmond, Aug. 1, 1861: Asgnd. as Hosp. Steward, Camp Lee Hosp., Feb., 1862: Appt. Hosp. Steward in Trans.Mlss. Dept., Aug.25, 1862.

HAM, GEO. W. - Transfd. to Co. B, from Co. K, 5th Tex. Inf., Mar. 1, 1863.

(1) HAZLETT, J. S. - Duty as teamster, June, 1862: Dischgd. as a non.conscript, Aug., 1862, overage (52).

HINES, SY - Deserted. May 5, 1862.

(1) JOHNSON, GEO. H. - W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): K., Chickamauga (Sept.19, 1863).

(1) JONES, ENOCH C. - Dischgd., Aug., 1862, enlmt. expired.

(1) KENDRICH, WM. - Dischgd., Aug.14, 1862,enlmt. expired.

(1) KENNEDY, T. JEFF - Dischgd., Aug., 1862, enlmt. expired.

(1) KIRKSEY, J. NEWTON - Prom.. Sgt.: W., Chickamauga (Sept. 19, 1863): Reduced to lCpl.

(1) LAW, NAPOLEAN - Dischgd., Aug., 1862, enlmt. expired.

(1) LEWIS, W. GREEN - "V., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862): Hospitalized for wound most of 1S62 & 1863.

(1) LOVE, ROBT. B. - Asgnd. to recruiting duty in Tex., Feb.-Apr., 1862:W., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862): Right foot amputated.

LOWE, DANIEL B. - W., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Prom., lSgt., Aug., 1863: AWOL, Winter, 1863-64: W., Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Dischgd. for disability, Mar.15, 1865.

(1) McANALLY, THOS. - K., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862).

(1) McCLANNAHAN, JAS. E. - K., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862).

(1) McDONALD, WM. - W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862).

(1) McNULTY, HAINES - Born in England, eni., at age 39: Dischgd., Aug. 14, 1862, enlmt. expired.

(1) MEECE, CALVIN W. - Transfd. to Co. K, 5th Tex. Vol. mt.. Regt., Mar. 1, 1863.

(1) MEEKINS, P. P. - Prom., 2Cpl.: Deserted, Jan.22, 1864 "with Enlield Rifle and accouterments."

(1) MORRIS, BENJ. F. - Asgnd. as a teamster: Deserted Oct.15, 1862 at Culpeper, Va. (enlmt. expired).

(1) MORRIS, W. L. - Dischgd., Aug., 1862, when enlmt. expired.

(1) O'GORMAN, JOHN - Dischgd., Aug.14, 1862, enlmt. expired.

(1) PANKEY, W. 0. - Detailed as a teamster, Spring, 1862: W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Finger shot off: W., Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): "Wounded Furlough," Sept., 1862: AWOL, May, 1863.

(1) PROBERT, JOHN - Prom., Sgt.: K., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862).

(1) QUIGLEY, JOHN - Born in Ireland, enl., at age 36: Dischgd., Aug.14, 1862, enlmt. expired.

(1) SANDEL, WILBORN - Dischgd., Aug. 1, 1861 on Surg. Cert. of disability (bronchitis & measles): Age 17.

(1) SCOTT, THOS J. - Sick in hosp., Spring, 1863: AWOL, Summer, 1863: Arrested in Penn. by Feds., July 22, 1863: Confined at Ft. Millis, Pa.: Took oath to Federals, Jan. 1, 1864, and agreed "to work for Fed. Govt."

(1) SCOTT, WM. G. - W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Dischgd., Aug.26, 1862, on Surg. Cert. of disability.

(1) SMITH, URTAH - Prom., 2Sgt., Fall, 1861: Reduced to Pvt., July, 1862: AWOL, Nov., 1863: Supposed to have jnd. a unit in the Trans-Miss. Army.

(1) STEVENS, JAS. P. - Prom., lCpl.: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Prom., Sgt.: K., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863).

(1) THOMASON, H. J. - Deserted in New Orleans, May 17, 1861.

TRENCKMAN (or TRINKMAN), A. - W., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862): K., Antietam (Sept.17, 1862).

(1) VICTORY, JOHN - Prom., 4Sgt.: W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): Prom., 3Sgt.: W., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Died of wound.

(1) WALKER, CEO. A. - Hosp. orderly, 1862-1864: K., Chaffin's Farm (Sept.29, 1864).

(1) WALKER, W. W. - Dischgd., Aug. 13, 1861 on Surg. Cert. of disability.

(1) WALKER, WM. F - See list of "Other Officers" above.

(1) WARD, J. V. - Deserted, May 23, 1861, in Tenn.

(1) WARD, SAM L. - W., Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): Dischgd., Aug.12, 1862, enlmt. expired.

(1) WEST, DR. JACOB - A medical doctor by profession: Discbgd., Nov. 15, 1861, Surg. Cert. for disability (lung disease).

(1) WESTEROOK, NATHANIEL G. - Hospitalized for pneumonia, May, 1864: K., Chaffin's Farm (Sept.29, 1864).

(1) WILLIAMS, ZACK - Prom., 2Cpl.: K., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862).

(1) WOODWARD, M. W. - Dischgd. in Aug., 1862, termination of enlistment.

(1) WOODWARD, SAM J. - Asgnd. to duty with Litter Corps., Summer, 1862: W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): W., Wilderness (May 6, 1864): POW, Darbytown Rd. (Oct. 7, 1864): Released, May 13, 1865.

(1) ZELUFF, WM. M. - Dischgd., Aug., 1862, termination of enlistment.