Civil War & Reconstruction Civil War Stafford's Confederate Year Texas Brigade

Texas Brigade

Soldiers from other Confederate states also trained, camped and defended in the Quantico-Stafford sector. The Texans fought a skirmish on April 2, 1862, with General Sickles’s New York troops.

Texans also faced illness and disease during the first months of their tour on the Potomac River.

Texas Brigade, forces near Dumfries [Whiting’s Command], Second Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia (October 1861-February 1862) included:

  • 1st Texas Infantry Regiment
  • 4th Texas Infantry Regiment (Brooke in Stafford ; then Cockpit Point in Prince William)
  • 5th Texas Infantry Regiment
Texas Brigade Surgeon’s Kit


Texas Brigade Graffiti

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