10th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Locke's)
10th Cavalry Regiment was organized with about 900 men during the late summer of 1861. Many of its members were recruited in the towns of Quitman and Tyler, and the counties of Upshur, Rusk, and Cherokee. For the first few months it served in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, then was dismounted after crossing the Mississippi River. After fighting at Richmond, the unit was assigned to General Ector's Brigade in the Army of Tennessee. It participated in numerous battles from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, endured Hood's winter operations in Tennessee, and aided in the defense of Mobile. Ths regiment totalled 565 effectives during the spring of 1862 and lost thirty-four percent of the 350 engaged at Murfreesboro. Very few surrendered on May 4, 1865. The field officers were Colonels James M. Barton and W.D. Craig, and Majors Wiley B. Ector and Hulum D. E. Redwine.
19th Regiment, Texas Infantry
The 19th Texas Infantry was organized on May 13,1862, and mustered into Confederate Service at Jefferson, Texas and commanded by Colonel Richard Waterhouse. The volunteers who joined the regiment came Henderson, Jefferson, Marion, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine and Titus Counties. The Nineteenth Texas Infantry was assigned to the Third Brigade of Walker's Texas Division. Some of the officers of the 19th Texas Infantry are Lieutenant Colonel E.W Taylor, Major, W.L. Crawford, Assistant Surgeon J.E. Kirley, Quartermaster A.C. Smithe and Adjutant, J.B. Jones. The Regiment participated in the campaign to relieve Vicksburg, Mississippi, by attacking the Federal line of supply on the west side of the Mississippi River. This campaign included attacks on Federal supply depots at Milliken's Bend and Perkin's Landing. The battle at Milliken's Bend was the Regiment's first major engagement on June 7, 1863. In the fall of 1863, the Nineteenth Texas participated in the Bayou Teche Campaign, which prevented a Federal invasion of Eastern Texas, the Red River Campaign, in the Spring of 1864, against General Nathaniel P. Banks and the Battles of Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, which prevented Banks' capture of Shreveport, and once again thwarted a planned invasion of Texas. The Nineteenth Texas Infantry marched to Arkansas to counter General Steele's expedition aimed at Shreveport. The Regiment fought it's last major engagement at Jenkin's Ferry, north of Camden, Arkansas on April 30, 1864, During the battle, the Third Brigade Commander, General Richard Scurry was mortally wounded. Colonel Richard Waterhouse, commanding the Nineteenth Texas, was promoted to command of the Nineteenth Texas Infantry. The regiment was surrendered at Galveston, Texas on 2 June 1865.