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FIELD & STAFF, 6TH TEXAS CAVALRY REGIMENT, CSA
d: died as a result of wounds or disease
k: killed in battle
[Indicates census data]
Stone, B.(Barton) Warren
Commissioned by Texas Congress to raise a regiment of Cavalry, Col Stone recruited
in the Dallas area and put together the 6th Texas Cavalry. In May 1862 after he had
lead the unit through several battles, he resigned to return to Texas to raise another
Regiment. See Biography at
Ross, Lawrence Sullivan (Sul)
From Co. H. as a private, he was raised to Major in the staff and then appointed
Command when Col Stone left. Later commanded the Texas Brigade in the Army of
Tennessee and Atlanta Campaigns. See Biography at
Commanded Company E until Ross's promotion. Commanded Regiment until he
turned regiment over to Peter Ross in summer 1864. See Bio in Regimental history.
Wilson, Stephen B
Ross, Peter F.
Commander at end of war. LS Ross's older Brother. See Bio in Regimental history.
Griffith, John Summerfield
Commanded regiment during Holly Springs Raid and retired for health reasons. Later
promoted to Brig. Gen. See Bio in regimental history.
White, Robert M.
Major Robert M. White were killed in combat while at Duck Island River,
Tennessee. See biography in regimental history.
Myers, Edward G.
Baker, John J.
Witt, Andrew J
Rather, William S.
McKinney, Earnest A.
Resigned/dropped from rolls August 3, 1862. From Co. G, Acting Commissary of
Menchaca, Jose M.
Assignment not known.
Thomas, D. B.
r. May 1862.
Payne, N. H.
Hill, John Walter
McCurdy, Thomas Briceland
Born Jan. 23, 1829 in Muskingum County, Ohio, died June 10, 1901, Lancaster,
Texas. His father was John McCurdy and his mother was Mary Briceland. They
came to Texas in 1858 and settled in the Lancaster area . He was married on Jan.
10, 1865 in Dallas County to Mattie George born Nov. 8, 1840 and died May 12, 1866.
His second mirriage was in Ellis County on March 14, 1872 to Minnie E. Bell born Feb.
26, 1850 and died April 20, 1937. Her CSA widow pension application No.
49806. He is buried in the Edgewood Cemetery, Lancaster, Dallas County, Texas.
Sadler, Richard B.
Arnold, James A.
From Company H.
McElHenry, James R.
Hall, B. F.
Hudson, Edward H.
b. 12 Jul 1833, AR d. 25 Feb 1914, Round Rock, TX
Vanderhurst, Michael M.
Michael M. Vanderhurst was Killed October 8, 1862 during the retreat from
Hatchie Bridge. He had come to F&S from Co. G.
Edwards, Joseph M.
Â FIRST SERGEANT
CREEL, J. H. P.
CHIEF BUGLER & BUGLERS
Chief Bugler, from Co. A, I
McCullough, Henry A.
Bugler, Musician, from Co. K
Simmons, Benjamin P.
Bugler, from Co. K.
Ross, R. S.
Tucker, Thomas C.
From Co. H.
Farmer, John H.
From Co. G
Freman, William H.
Probably from Co. C. maybe a Bugler.
Stark, Henry F.
Wair, J. P.
Eastborne, C. R.
Federal rolls were compiled from bi-monthly individual records. Miss-spellings
occurred when clerks or adjutants changed or miss heard the names reported to
them. Some soldiers could not write or spell. Some of the individual data was
entered by Tarelton State University.; Some transcription errors occurred at the
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Listed as droppedfrom rolls is Company C?
A history of the field and staff has not been located. The History of
the regiment is the best as to military operations, but the life of these
soldiers must have been one magnificient story.