1st Engineers Battalion

1st Engineers Battalion was organized during the winter of 1863-1864 with four companies. Its members were from Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, and Missouri, Serving in the Trans-Mississippi Department, two companies were stationed in the Galveston area and two were involved in Price's Missouri Expedition. The two at Galveston were included in the surrender in June, 1865, but the two that served with General Price appear to have disbanded near Shreveport, Louisiana. Lieutenant Colonel Hugh T. Douglas and Major R. P. Rowley were in command.

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