5TH TEX. VOL. INF. REGT.

COMPANY E - DIXIE BLUES

Company was organized in Washington County, Texas, July 19, 1861 and was mustered into the Confederate service in that county "for the war," Aug. 8, 1861.

Key (1) Original member of Company. (2) Paroled at Appomattox. K (Killed), W (Wounded), POW (Prisoner of War) AWOL (Absent Without Leave)

ORIGINAL OFFICERS

(1) ROGERS, JOHN D. Capt. - Resgnd., July 22, 1862.

(1) BABER, THOS. A. 1Lt. - Prom., Capt., July 22, 1862: W., Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): Detailed to recruiting serv. in Tex., Summer, 1864: W. (arm), Darbytown Rd. (Oct. 7, 1864): Retired for disability, Dec.15, 1864.

(1) HARPER, R. THOS. 2Lt. - Detailed to Tex. on recruiting serv., Feb..Apr., 1862: Prom., 1Lt., July 22, 1862: W. (thigh & shoulder) & POW, Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Confined at Camp Chase, Ohio: Transfd. to Pt. Lookout, Md., Mar.14, 1865.

(1) NASH, THOS. 3Lt. - W. (arm), Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Prom., 2Lt., July 22, 1862: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Detailed to Tex. on recruiting serv., Feb..Apr., 1863: K., Wilderness (May 6, 1864).

ORIGINAL NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

(1) LITTLEFIELD, J. H. lSgt. - See roster, "Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 5th Tex. Inf."

(1) STEVENS, A. J. 2Sgt. - Detailed to Tex. on recruiting serv., Feb., .Apr., 1862: Detailed as a nurse in the Tex. Hosp., Richmond, June 20, 1863: Transfd. by Sec. of War to secret service work in Trans-Miss. Dept.

(1) NORWOOD, WALTER N. 35gt. - See list of "Other Officers" following.

(1) HALL, A. J. 4Sgt. - Dischgd. for disability (chronic bronchitis), Dec. 14, 1861.

(1) WRAY, J. F. SSgt. - See roster, "Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 5th Tex. Inf."

(1) GEORGE, W. B. W. lCpl. - Prom., 4Sgt., Dec. 4, 1861: Prom., 3Sgt., Aug., 1862: Prom., 2Sgt., Feb., 1863: W. (hand), Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Prom., lSgt., Aug., 1864: POW, Darbytown Rd. (Oct. 7, 1864): Confined at Pt. Lookout, Md.: Paroled, June 6, 1865.

(1) FELDER, MIERS M. 2Cpl. - W., 2nd Manassas (Aug. 30, 1862): Dischgd. for disability at Columbia, S. Car., Feb.14, 1863.

(1) GAY, MILAM 3Cpl. - Died, Dec. 2, 1861.

(1) SEDGLEY, J. T. 4Cpl. - W., Chickamauga (Sept.19, 1863): Furlough granted to Miss., Oct., 1863: Never returned to Co.: Paroled in Tex., June 27, 1865.

OTHER OFFICERS

COFFIELD, SAM T. 1Lt. - Orig. Pvt. in Co.: W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Prom., 1Lt., Jan., 1864 & transfd. to Capt. H. B. Coffield's Co., Tex. Vols., Trans-Miss. Dept.

(2) ELDRIDGE, BOLLING  3Lt. - Orig. Pvt. in Co.: W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Prom., 3Lt., May 16, 1863: W. (shoulder), Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Prom., 2Lt., May 6, 1864: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865): Last survivor of Hood's Tex. Brig., died, Oct.28, 1938.

NORWOOD, WALTER N. 3Lt. - See roster, "Hdqtrs., Hood's Tex. Brig."

MUSICIANS

(1) CARTMELL, JAS. A. - W. (leg), 2nd Manassas (Aug. 30, 1862): Wound furlough to Tex., Oct., 1862: AWOL.

(1) COUSINS, J. W. - Declared unfit for infantry service: Transfd. to Co. D, 15 Va. Cav. Regt., Jan.12, 1863.

(1) (2) FIELDS, JOHN G. - Detailed to Litter Corps, Summer & Fall, 1862: Left to attend W. at Gettysburg, POW (July 4, 1863): Exchanged, Apr.27, 1864: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(2) HARDEMAN, JAS. H. - Orig. Pvt. in Co.: Detailed as a musician, Fall, 1863: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

ZANTGROFT, AUGUST - Recruited, Mar.24, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Sick most of 1862 & 1863: Detailed as a musician, Fall, 1863: Furlough granted, Feb., 1864: AWOL, did not return to Co.

PRIVATES

(1) ADAIR, D. F. - Dischgd. for disability (heart disease), Dec.27, 1861.

(1) ALLEN, C. C. - Detailed as a Regmtl. teamster, Nov., 1861~Dec., 1864.

(1) ALLEN, HARDY - See roster, "Regmtl Hdqtrs., 5th Tex. luf."

(1) ALLEN, R. L. - K., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862).

(1) ARMITAGE, T. J. - W. (hand), Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Finger amputated: Disabled, detailed to QM Dept., Montgomery, Ala.: Paroled at Montgomery, May 12, 1865.

BAKER, JAS. - Recruited, Mar. 24, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Dischgd., Oct. 3, 1862, for disability (VD).

BATTE, DAN E. - Recruited, Mar.29, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): W., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862): Detailed to QM Dept., Spring, 1863: W. (arm), Petersburg June 28, 1864: Paroled, Jackson, Miss., May 19, 1865.

(1) BOOTHE, JOHN - K., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863).

(1) BROWN, CHAS. - Dischgd. on Surg. Cert., Apr. 9, 1862.

(1) BUNGER, W. G. - See roster, '~Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 5th Tex. Inf."

(1) BUSTER, J. C. - Prom., lCpl., May, 1862: Prom., SSgt., July, 1862: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug. 30, 1862): Leg amputated: Dischgd., Oct.23, 1862.

(1) CHRISTIE, C. C. - Not listed on Co. Bi-Monthly Muster Rolls.

CHRISTIE, R. J. - Recruited, at 46, Mar.22, 1862, at Washington, Tex.: Sick, Summer, 1862: Dischgd., Oct. 8, 1862 for "general debility from old age."

(1) CLAY, ATREUS M. - Deserted at Friend's Station, East Tenn., Feb. 13, 1864.

(1) COFFIELD, SAM T. - See preceeding list of "Other Officers."

(1) COOPER, GEO. R. - Died, Jan. 7, 1862.

(1) COOPER, MOSES K., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862).

(1) COUNTS, GEO. W. - W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Detailed as a Provost Guard, Sept., 1862: Prom., 3Cpl.: W. & POW, Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Died of wound in Fed. hosp.

DANIELS, JOHN L. - EnI. as a substitute for Geo. Ewing, Nov. 1, 1862, Culpepper Court House, Va.: W., Fredericksburg (Dec.13, 1862): W., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): W. (face), Wilderness (May 6, 1864).

(1) DEAN, SAM H. - W. (chest & thigh), 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Died of wounds, Sept.21, 1862.

DRUMMELLA, A. W. Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Transfd. to Co. B, 4th Va. Cav. Regt., Feb. 8, 1863: Procured Harris Peters as a substitute, Feb.14, 1863.

DULANEY, JOHN T. - Recruited, Mar.29, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Disabled and dischgd., July 15, 1862.

(1) ELDRIDGE, BOLLING - See list of "Other Officers" above.

(1) ELDRIDGE, FRANK - W. (ami), Fredericksburg (Dec.13, 1862): Prom., 4Sgt.: W., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863): Prom., 3Sgt.: W. (thigh), Darbytown Rd. (Oct. 7, 1864): Dischgd. for disability, Dec.13, 1864.

(1) (2) EVANS, M. A. J. - Detailed to ambulance serv., Apr., 1862: Detailed as litter bearer, June, 1862: W., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863): Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

EWING, GEO. - Recruited, Mar.29, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Sick most of 1862: Procured substitute, John Daniels, Nov. 1, 1862, at Culpepper Court House, Va.

EWING, JOHN F. - Recruited, Mar.24, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Sick most of 1862: Hospitalized, July-Dec., 1863: POW, Richmond hosp., Apr. 3, 1865.

(1) FARMER, JAS. P. - W. (leg), Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862): Disabled from wound: Furlough to Tex.: Did not return to Co.

(1) FARQUHAR, C. E. - K., Wilderness (May 6, 1864).

(1) FARQUHAR, FELIX - W. (thigh), Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Wound furlough to Tex.: AWOL, Feb., 1864: Did not return to Co.

(1)(2) FELDER, RUFUS K. - Sick, Spring & Summer, 1862: Present for all battles: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1) GARRETT, JOHN T. - Died, Jan.22, 1862.

(1) GEE, JAS. B. - W., Chickamauga (Sept.19, 1863): Wound furlough to Tex.: AWOL, Dec., 1863: Did not return to Co.

(1) GEE, JOHN - W., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Transfd. to Gen. B. H. Robertson's Cav. Brig., Dec.27, 1862.

(1) GEE, LEONARD G. - Sick at Winchester, Va., Fall & Winter, 1862: Detailed as courier for Gen. J. B. Robertson, Oct., 1863: W. (arm), Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Furlough granted to Miss.

GEORGE, JOEL W. - Recruited, Mar.24, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Dischgd., Surg. Cert. of disability, July 11, 1862.

GOGGANS, D. JACK - Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Sick, Spring, 1862: Died, Aug.15, 1862 at Scottsville, Va. Of asthma.

(1) GOODWIN, C. S. - Sick, Winter, 1861.62: Died, Louisa Court House, Va., June 1, 1862.

(1) GOODWIN, ROBT. - Deserted at Friend's Station, East Tenn., Feb. 13, 1864.

(1) GRAY, W. H. H. - Prom., 4Cpl.: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Prom., 2Cpl.: Detailed by Maj. Hamilton (Brig. Comsy. Off.) to drive cattle: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

GRIFFON (or GRIFFIN), A. G. - Substitute for Leonidas Holliday, enl. in Co., Feb., 1863: Died at Tex. Hosp., Richmond, June 20, 1863.

HALL, JOHN W. - Recruited, Apr. 6, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Furlough to Tex., May, 1863: AWOL, June, 1863.

(1) HARDEMAN, JAS. H. - See preceding list of "Musicians."

(1) HARGROVE, R. W. - Detailed to Cavalry Recruiting Service in Tex., Spring, 1862.

(1) HARPER, R. G. - Detailed to duty on staff of Gen. C. M. Wilcox, Spring, 1862: Dischgd., Aug. 5, 1862.

(1) HENDERSON, JOHN NATHANIEL - Prom., 3Cpl., May, 1862: W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): Left arm amputated: Returned to Tex., prom., Lt. and served on staff of Gen. J. B. Robertson in Tex., 1864~65.

(1) HENDLEY, F.M. - Died, Feb. 2, 1862.

(1) HENRY, J. E. - Dischgd. for disability (perm. injury of foot), Jan.22, 1862.

(1) HILL, ANDERSON - Furlough granted to Tex., Fall, 1862: Died of smallpox, Nov.10, 1862, at Cherokee, Tex., Rusk County.

HILL, J. S. - Recruited, Mar.29, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Furlough to Tex., June, 1863: Sick in hosp. in Gaston, Ga., Jan.-Aug., 1864: Returned to Co., Sept., 1864.

(1) HOLLIDAY, LEONIDAS B. - W., 2nd Manassas (Aug. 30, 1862): Procured substitute (A. G. Griffon), Feb., 1863.

HONEA, THO S. - Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Died (acute diarrhea), Danville, Va., Jan.12, 1863: Personal effects - coat, hat, shoes & $20.00.

(1) HURT, JAS. S. - See roster, "Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 5th Tex. Inf."

(1) HUTCHINSON, J. H. - W., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Died of wound, Sept.23, 1862.

(1) HUTCHINSON, JAS. S. - W. (knee), 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Died, Sept.23, 1862.

(1) INNIS, WM. H. - Detailed as clerk in QM Dept. from Feb., 1862 to the end of war: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1) KAVANAUGH, B. Y. - W., accidentally, June 1, 1862: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug. 30, 1862): Paroled, Montgomery, Ala., May 23, 1865.

(1) LeGRAND, WM. C. - W. (hand), Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): Prom., 3Cpl.: W., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863): Prom., 35gt.: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1) LOCKETT, 8.8. - W. (side), Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Died, July 6, 1863.

(1) LOTT, JESSE B. - W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Sick, Fall & Winter, 1862.

(1) LOTT, JOHN W. - W., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Deserted at Friend's Station, East Tenn., Feb.13, 1864.

(2) LOTT, WM. R. - Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Left sick at Chattanooga: Sick most of 1862: Sent to Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 1, 1863: Returned to Co.: W. (leg), Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1)(2) McCALISTER, WM. H. - W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): W. (leg), Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1) McCOY, THOS. - Detailed as a cook in a Richmond hosp., Winter, 1861-62: Detailed to QM Dept., Spring, 1862: AWOL, June 8, 1862: Did not return to Co.

(1) McPHERSON, D. W. - Detailed as a Regrntl, teamster, Feb., 1862: W. (hand), at Petersburg, Va., July 3, 1864.

(1) MADDOX, T. E. - W., Chickamauga (Sept.20, 1863): Died of wounds.

MARSHALL, E. M. - Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Sent to hosp., Nov.14, 1862, died later. Personal effects, $8.00

MARSHALL, S. J. - Recruited, at 28, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Physically disabled for field duty: Detailed as a shoemaker, by order of Gen. Longstreet, Nov., 1862.

(1) MAXEY, ERASTUS E. - Missing at Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862): Detailed as a scout for Gen. Hood, Oct., 1863: POW, New Market, Ala., Nov., 1863: Confined at Ft. Delaware: Exchanged, Nov.13, 1863: Detailed as scout for Gen. Chas. Field: Detailed, Aug., 1864 by Sec. of War for "special serv." with Gen. Hood.

(1) MAY, JOHN R. - Sick, Winter, 1862-63: Granted furlough to Ark., May, 1863: AWOL, "supposed to be in Ark."

(1) MAYFIELD, JOHN M. - Died of pneumonia, Feb. 2, 1862.

(1) MEADOR, PEYTON R. - W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Furlough to Tex., Oct., 1862: Did not return to Co.

(1) MONCRIEF, C. B. - K., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862).

MOORE, L. P. - Recruited, Mar.29, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Died at Tex. Hosp., Richmond, May 20, 1863.

(1) MUIR, W. A. - Detailed to nurse sick, Fall, 1861: Died, Apr.25, 1862 at Ashland, Va.

(1) MULLINS, N. W. - K., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862).

(1) MULLINS, T. H. - W., Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): W., Chickamauga (Sept. 19, 1863): W. (chest), Cold Harbor (June 1, 1864): W. (neck), Bermuda Hundreds, June 17, 1864: W. (arm), White Oak Swamp (Aug.16, 1864).

(1) MUSE, W. T'. - Died of disease, Nov., 1861.

(1) NASH, FRANK M. - Dischgd. for sickness ("permanent stricture of the urethra"), Mar.19, 1862.

(1) NIBLETT, R. S. - Sick (VD & diarrhea), Farmersville, Va., Summer, 1862 & Summer, 1864: Furlough to Miss., Fall, 1864.

(1) (2) PATRICK, DAVID 0. - W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): W. (shoulder & chest), Darbytown Rd. (Oct. 7, 1864); Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1) PATRICK, SIDNEY V. - Prom., 3Cpl., Aug., 1862: Prom., lCpl., Nov., 1862: Sick, Winter, 1862-63: Prom., 4Sgt., Nov., 1864: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1) PEARSON, R. W. - K., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862).

PETERS, HARRIS - Enl., Feb. 14, 1863 as a substitute for A. W. Drummella: Deserted, Apr. 7, 1863.

(1) PETTEY, V. E. - Prom., 35gt., Dec~, 1861: Prom., lSgt., Aug., 1862: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Died of wound, Sept. 1, 1862.

POLLOCK, HENRY - Recruited, Mar.29, 1862 at Washington, Tex.:

AWOL, Jan., 1863: Did not return to Co.

(1) RANDLE, JOHN A. - Sick, Fall, 1862: Sick leave granted, Oct., 1862: AWOL, Nov., 1862: Never returned to Co. REEDY, W. S. - Recruited, Mar.29, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Died, Richmond, Aug.15, 1862

(1) RICE, CHAS. J. - Dischgd. for disability (chronic rheumatism), Dec. 14, 1861.

(1) RINGGOLD, R. M. - K., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862).

(1) ROBERTS, JOHN H. - W. (both legs) & POW, Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Exchanged: Dischgd. for wounds, June 1, 1864.

(1) ROBERTS, JOHN J. - A physician by profession: See roster, "Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 5th Tex. Inf."

(1) ROBERTS, JOHN L. - Dischgd. for disability (lung disease), Dec.14, 1861.

(1) ROGERS, P. H. - Transfd. to Terry's Tex. Rangers (8th Tex. Cav. Regt.), Oct.25, 1861.

RUARK, W. A. - Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Died of typhoid fever, July 8, 1862.

(1) SENSEBAUGH, WM. - Asgnd. as a scout, Dec., 1861: W. (thigh), 2nd Manassas (Aug.80, 1862): Leg amputated: Died, July 21, 1863.

(1) SHERMAN, JOS. W. - K., Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862).

(1) SMITH, B. F. - Transfd. to the 14th No. Car. Inf. Regt., July 22, 1862 as Regmtl. QM.

(1) (2) SMITH, FRANK M. - Detailed to Regmtl. QM, Summer, 1862: Detailed as a wagon driver for Hood's (Field's) Div., Mar., 1864: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

SMITH, J. J. - Prom., 2Cpl.: W. (arm), 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): Prom., 35gt.: W., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Disabled: Furloughed to Tex.

(1)(2) SMITH, SIMON B. - W. (shoulder), Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1) SPANN, JAS. W. - Sick, Winter & Spring, 1863: W., Chickamauga (Sept.19, 1863): Died of wound.

STEVENS, W. B. - Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: W. (both legs & right hip) & POW, Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Died of wounds at Camp Letterman, USA Genl. Hosp., Gettysburg, Pa., Sept. 4, 1863.

STUTSMAN, DAVID - Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Died of measles, Richmond, June 28, 1862.

TOLAND, J. F. - W., 2nd Manassas (Aug.30, 1862): On sick leave to Atlanta, Ga., Nov., 1863: AWOL: Did not return to Co.

(1) TOLAND, R. S. - K., Antietam (Sept.17, 1862).

TOWNSEND, D. B. - Recruited, Apr.22, 1862 in La.: Leave granted, June, 1862: AWOL: Did not return to Co.

(1) TRANER, A. J. - Died of pneumonia, Lynchburg, Va., June 15, 1862.

(1) WALLACE, JOS. W. - W., Chickamauga (Sept.19, 1863): Detailed to Brig. Comsy. Dept., May 1, 1864: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

WALTHALL, J. J. - Recruited, Mar.22, 1862 at Washington, Tex.: Prom., SSgt.: W., accidentally, July 5, 1863: Died of wound.

(1) WATSON, SAM H. - W., Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862): W. (arm) & POW, Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Arm amputated: Died of wound, Sept.13, 1863.

WEATHERSBY, THOS. - Recruited, Mar.29, 1862 at Washington,

Tex.: K., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863).

(1) WILCOX, JOHN L. - Died, Richmond, June 2, 1862.

(1) WILKINSON, R. D. - Dischgd. on Surg. Cert. for rheumatism, Jan.10, 1862.

(1) (2) WILLIAMS, GEO. B. - Detailed as a wagon driver, Nov., 1861: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug. 30, 1862): W. (both legs), Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Prom., 2Sgt.: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).

(1) WILLIAMSON, F.M. - Prom., SSgt., June, 1862: Prom., lSgt., Oct., 1862: Transfd. to Co. E, 1st Tenn. Cav. Regt.

(1) WRIGHT, JEFFERSON - See roster, "Regmtl. Hdqtrs., 5th Tex. Inf."

ZANTGROFT, AUGUST - See preceding list of "Musicians."