Krumbhaar's-Stafford's Battery was organized during the winter of 1862-1863 with men from the northeastern section of Texas. The unit served in the Trans-Mississippi Department and saw action in the Indian Territory and Arkansas including the conflict at Poison Spring. Later it was assigned to the 6th Artillery Battalion and in June, 1865, was at Jonesville, Texas. The company was included in the surrender of the department. Captains W. B. Krumbhaar and William M. Stafford were in command.