BIBLIOGRAPHY for THE WHITFIELD / ROSS TEXAS CAVALRY BRIGADE
PRIMARY SOURCES
GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS
Muster Rolls of TexasRegiments  from Microcopy 323, Confederate Records, National
Archives. Rolls 18-23 for the 3rd Texas Cavalry Regiment; rolls 37-42 for the 6th Texas Cavalry Regiment; rolls 56-60 for the 9th
Texas Cavalry Regiment; and rolls 137- 142 for the 27th Texas Cavalry Regiment ( Whitfield's 1st Texas Legion)
US Naval History Division.Civil War Naval Chronology, 1861-1865, Five Parts.
 Washington: Government Printing
Office, 1961.
US War Department, War of the Rebellion, A Compilation of the Official Records of the
Union and Confederate Armies, 130 vols. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.
US Office of Naval Records and Library.War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies.31 vols. Washington:
Government Printing Office, 1894-1922.
BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS
Bailey, Annie J.,;Between the Enemy and Texas: Parson's Texas Cavalry in the Civil War."
Barron, S. B. The Lone Star Defenders, A Chronicle of the Third Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade.
New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1908. Reprint, Waco Press of W. M. Morrison, 1964. Reprint, Washington D.C.: Zenger Publishing Company, 1983. And a newer e-book version provided By Eastern Digital Resources, PO Box 1451, Clearwater, SC 29822-1451, http://www.researchonline.net.
Bates, James C., and Lowe, Richard G.A Texas Cavalry Officer's Civil War: The Diary And Letters of James C. Bates.(Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press,, 1999.)
Benner, Judith Ann. Sul Ross, Soldier, Statesman, Educator. College Station, Texas:
Texas A&M University Press, 1983.
Callaway, W. A. Hard Service with Ross' Brigade.Confederate Veteran, 28 (September 1920) 328-329. Incidents of Service.Confederate Veteran, 28 (October 1920) 372, and Hard Times with Ross' Cavalry.
Confederate Veteran 28(December 1920) 447-448. (Young's Columbus Georgia Battery)
Carter, Douglas. As It Was: Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Third Texas Cavalry and
the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry, San Antonio: William D. Carter, 1981. Reprint with introduction by T. Michael Parrish, 1990.(Austin: State House Press, 1990, ISBN:0-938349-47-3.)
Crabb, Martha L. All Afire to Fight, The Untold Tale of the Civil War's Ninth Cavalry. (Avon Books, 2000)
Creager, J. A. Ross' Brigade of Cavalry. Confederate Veteran 28(August 1920), 290-292.
Davis, James Henry. The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War: The experiences of 85
Confederate Cavalrymen from Texas.Texarkana, Texas: Heritage Oak Press,
1992. (9thTexas Cavalry)
Davis, Jefferson. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. 2 vols. New York:
Thomas Yoseloff, reprint, 1958.
Dornbush, Charles. Military Biography of the Civil War.Vol. 11.
Faust, Patricia L. ed. Historical Times: Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Civil War. New
York: Harper-Row, Publishers, 1986.
Gallaway, B. P., The Ragged Rebel, a Common Soldier in W. H. Parson's Texas Cavalry.

Garrett, David R. The Civil War letters of David R. Garrett, detailing the adventures of
the 6th Texas Cavalry, 1861-1865, ed. by Max Layle. (Marshall, TX : Port Caddo
Press, 1964).
Gregg, Parker. The Third Texas Cavalry, CSA. Junior Historian of the Texas State
Historical Association, 22 (March 1962), 7-12.
Hale, Douglas. The Third Texas Cavalry in the Civil War, 1993., (Norman, OK:
University of Oklahoma Press, 1993, ISBN: 0-8061-2462-8,)
Hewitt, Janet B., Editor, Texas Confederate Soldiers 1861, 1865, Unit Roster
Volume II, (Wilmington, NC, Bradfoot Publishing Co., 1997.)
Heartsill, W.W., 1491 Days in the Confederate Army.
Henderson, Harry M. Texas in the Confederacy. San Antonio, Texas: Naylor Company,
1955. See: Ross' Texas Cavalry Brigade, 89-93.
Hood, John Bell. Advance and Retreat.Bloomington, Indiana: University of Indiana
Press, 1959.Edited by Richard N. Currnet.
Hodgson, Matthew. Bampson of Bampson's Legion: an informal study of Confederate
Command, Civil War History, I (1960), 157-169.
Keen, Newton A. Living and Fighting with the Texas 6th Cavalry.Edited by Mary Lou
(Barnes) Lawlis.Gaithersburg, Maryland: Butternut Press, Inc. 1986, and an
earlier version from the same document. 'Such is war' : the Confederate memoirs
of Newton Asbury Keen, ed. by William Clyde Billingsley, in Texas Military
History, pt. 1, VI (winter 1967), 239-52; pt. 2, VII (spring 1968), 44-70; pt. 3,
VII (summer 1968), 103-119; and pt. 4, VII (fall 1968), 176-194.
Kelly, Dayton.The Handbook of Waco and McLennan County, Texas.Waco, Texas:
Texian Press, 1972.
Kerr, Homer L., ed. Fighting with Ross' Texas Cavalry Brigade, C.S.A. : the diary of
George L. Griscom, adjutant, 9th Texas Cavalry Regiment. (Hillsboro,  
TX : Hill
Jr. College Press, 1976)
Lale, Max S. Walter Paye Lane: An Appreciation. Marshall, Texas: Privately Printed,
1992. The Third Texas Cavalry.
Lale, Max S. ed. The Boy Bugler of the Third Texas Cavalry: The A. B. Blocker Narrative.
Military History of Texas and the Southwest, 14, no.2(1978), 71-92; no.3(1978),
147-167; 14, no. 4(1978) 215-227; 15, no. 1(1979) 21-34.
Lane, Walter P. The Adventures and Recollections of General Walter P. Lane.Marshall,
Texas: Tri-Weekly Herald, 1887. Reprinted, Marshall, Texas: News
Messenger,
1928. Reprint, Austin: Jinkins Publishing Company, 1970. (3rdTexas Cavalry)
Long, E. B.The Civil War Day By Day, (Garden City NY: Doubleday Inc, 1971.)
Johnson, Sid. S., comp. Texans Who Wore the Gray.Tyler, Texas: privately printed,
1907.
Johnson, Joseph Eggleston. Narrative of Military Operations, Directed During the Late
War Between the States.New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1874.
Rose, Victor M. RossÂ’ Texas Brigade, Being a Narrative of Events Connected With Its
Service in the Late War Between the States.Kennesaw, Georgia: Continental
Book Company, 1960 reprint of the original in 1881 printed in Louisville,
Kentucky, by the Courier-Journal Co. And a newer e-book version provided
By Eastern Digital Resources, PO Box 1451, Clearwater, SC 29822-1451,
http://www.researchonline.net.
Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of the Confederate Armies, Texas, (New York: Facts on
File, Inc. 19950, P. 84-85.
Sifakis, Stewart. Who Was Who in the Civil War.New York: Facts on File Publications,
1988.
Sherman, William Tecumseh. Memoirs of General W. T Sherman, Written by Himself.
2 vols. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1875.
Sparks, A. W. The War Between the States as I Saw It: Reminiscences, Historical and
Personal { for the TitusCounty Grays, Company I, 9thTexas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade}. Tyler, Texas: Lee and Burnett Printers,
1901. And a newer e-book version provided by Eastern Digital Resources, PO Box 1451, Clearwater, SC 29822-1451,
http://www.researchonline.net.
Taylor, Richard. Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Late War,
edited by Richard B. Harwell. New York: Longmans, Greens and Company, 1911.
Tunnard, W. H. A Southern Record: the History of the Third Regiment Louisiana Infantry,
edited by Edwin C. Bearss and reprinted by Morningside Bookshop, Dayton, Ohio, 1970.
Wright, Marcus J. General Officers of the Confederacy.New York: The Neale Publishing
Company, 1911.
Wright, Marcus J., Comp. Texas in the Civil War, 1861-1865.edited by Harold B.
Simpson. Hillsboro,  Texas: HillJunior College Press, 1965.
Webb, Walter Prescott and Carroll, H. Bailey, eds. The Handbook of Texas.2 vols.
Austin, Texas: The Texas Historical Association, 1952. With the Supplement edited by Eldon Stephen Branda, Austin, TSHA,
1976. Also see Handbook of Texas-Online:
http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/RR/fro81.html
PUBLISHED LETTERS AND DIARIES
Athearn, Robert G., ed. Soldier in the West: The Civil War Letters of Alfred Lacey
Hough, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1957.
Calkin, Homer L,.ed., Elkhorn to Vicksburg: Diary of James Henry Fauntleroy, Co. E,
First Missouri Volunteer, Cavalry, CSA, Civil War History, II (March,
1956),
pp. 12-14.
Fitzhugh, Lester Newton, rd, Cannon Smoke: The Letters of Captain John J. Good,
Good-Douglas Texas Battery, CSA. Hillsboro, Texas: HillJunior College Press, 1971.
Lale, Max, Lt. Col., USAR. Civil War Letters of David R. Garrett, Detailing the
Adventures of the 6th Texas Cavalry, 1861-1865, with annotations and background material by Cdr. Robert Key, Jr., USNR
(Retired).Marshall, Texas: Port Caddo Press. N.d.
McClure, Judy Watson, ed. Confederate from East Texas: The Civil War Letters of James
Monroe Watson.Quanah, Texas: Nortex Press, 1976. (3rdTexas Cavalry)
Shelton, Perry Wayne, transcriber.Personal Civil War Letters of General Lawrence
Sullivan Ross with other letters.Edited by Shelly Morrison, Austin, Texas 1994.
PROCEEDINGS OF EX-CONFEDERATE ASSOCIATIONS
Proceedings of the RossÂ’ Texas Brigade: association of Ex-Confederates Had at Its
Reunions.Sulphur Springs, 81-82, Terrell 82, McKinney 83. McKinney, Texas: McKinney Enquirer Book and Job Print, 1884.
Report of the proceedings of the various Associations of Ex-Confederates Held atDallas,
Dallas   County, Texas.August 6-9, 1984. Dallas,  Texas: Dallas Herald Printing House, Main Street, 1884.
Proceedings of the Ross' Texas Brigade Annual Meeting 6th Annual Reunion, August 5-6,
1985. Dallas: Carter & Gibson Print, 1886.
Proceedings of the Ross' Texas Brigade Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. August 17-19,
1987. Denison, Texas: Murray's Print, 1887.
Program for annual reunion of Ross, Ector and Granbury's Brigades, Garland, Texas:
August 8-9, 1899. (Garland, TX : 1899).
ARTICLES
Britton, Whiley, Union and Confederate Indians in the Civil War,Battles and Leaders
of the Civil War, edited by Robert U. Johnson and Clarence C. Buel, 4 volumes (New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1956), I, p. 335.
Confederate Conscription Act.Battles and Leaders of the Civil War.III, edited
note p. 444.
Hood, John Bell, The Defense of Atlanta, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, edited
by Robert U. Johnson and Clarence C. Buel, 4 volumes (New   York: Thomas
Yoseloff, Inc., 1956), IV, p. 337-44.
Johnson, Joseph E. Opposing Sherman's Advance to Atlanta, Battles and Leaders
of the Civil War, edited by Robert U. Johnson and Clarence C. Buel, 4 volumes (New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1956), IV, p.
260.
Lt. Col. William Quayle., Confederate Veteran, X (1902), pp. 372-373.
Rosecrans, William S., The Battle of Corinth, Battles and Leaders
of the Civil War, edited by Robert U. Johnson and Clarence C. Buel, 4 volumes (New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1956), II, p.
748-54.
Snead, Thomas L., The Conquest of Arkansas,Battles and Leaders
of the Civil War, edited by Robert U. Johnson and Clarence C. Buel, 4 volumes (New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1956), III, p.
451-52.
The First Year of the War in Missouri, Battles and Leaders
of the Civil War, edited by Robert U. Johnson and Clarence C. Buel, 4 volumes (New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1956), I, p.
275-77.
NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
Dallas Herald.August 10,  1859; October 30, 1861; December 11, 1861; December 18,
1861; February 5, 1862; April 19, 1862; September  13, 1862; October 4, 1862;
November 1, 1862; January  14, 1863; July 22, 1865; May 12, 1866; June 18, 1884; December 4, 1884.
Detroit Free Press. October 1883.
Jackson Weekly Mississippian.January 7, 1863; March 11, 1863.
Jackson (Miss.) Daily Southern Crisis.March 5, 1863.
Meridian (Miss.) Daily Clarion.January  28, 1865.
Waco Examiner.Reprint of the Dallas Herald.June 18, 1884.
UNPLUBLISHED LETTERS, PAPERS AND DARIES
Civil War Diary of George Scott Milam, unpublished manuscript in the Garrett
Collection, University of Texas Arlington Library, Arlington, Texas.
General Order Number 36 (L. S. Ross), Mrs. D. H. Hill Collection, University of Texas
Archives,
Austin, Texas.
Letters and papers of Adjutant George L. Griscom, genealogical records of the Griscom
Family in the possession of Mrs. W. F. Straw and Mr. and Mrs. Willie D. Straw of Saginaw, Texas and Billy Gary Lackey of Arlington, Texas. See book by Homer
Kerr.
Genealogical records of the Griscom family and Garden Diary of Adjutant George L.
Griscom in possession of Mrs. John C. White of Weatherford, Texas.
Letters of Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross. Ross Collection in the Texas Collection at
BaylorUniversity, Waco, Texas. See published letters by Shelton.
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BIOGRAPHIES
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Lives of Confederate Commanders.Baton   Rouge: LouisianaStateUniversity Press, 1964, 1959.
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GENERAL AND UNIT HISTORIES
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Inc., 1959.
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Confederate Publishing Company, 1899.
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