BTC Notes: From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles by John W. Spencer (The Texas Press: 1984)

   

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4thTXSpencer1984SubjectFrom Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles by John W. Spencer

Important Points:

Both Regiments or Miscellaneous:

Chapter 10: The Wilderness

  • “800-odd” men in Texas Brigade at the Wilderness1

Chapter 13: Petersburg and Richmond Defense Lines

  • Texas Brigade fights on August 16 (White Oak Swamp), September 29 (New Market Heights), October 7 (Darbytown and New Market Roads), 13 (Darbytown Road), and 27 (Williamsburg Road), and December 20 (New Market Road). 2
  • Colonel Clinton M. Winkler took command of the brigade after General Gregg was killed and Colonel Bass was wounded on October 7, 1864.3
  • Colonel Winkler was in command of the Texas Brigade on October 27-28 as well. 4

Chapter 14: Appomattox

  •  Lt. Colonel Winkler was again in charge of only the 4th Texas as the Appomattox Campaign started.5

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1st Texas:

Introduction

  • The Corsicana Invincibles were Co. E, 1st Texas.6

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4th Texas:

Introduction

  • The Navarro Rifles were Co. I, 4th Texas. 7

Chapter 13: Petersburg and Richmond Defense Lines

  • Colonel Clinton M. Winkler in command on July 29-30 and in early September 18648
  • Winkler was in command at the Battle of Fort Harrison on September 29-30, 18649
  • Winkler was in command at the Battle of Darbytown and New Market Roads on October 7, 1864.  He then took command of the brigade after General Gregg was killed and Colonel Bass was wounded.10

Sources:

  1. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), p. 87
  2. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), pp. 98-99
  3. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), p. 102
  4. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), pp. 102-103
  5. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), pp. 103-104
  6. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), p. vii
  7. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), p. vii
  8. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), pp. 98-99
  9. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), pp. 99-100
  10. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), p. 102

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