1st Regiment, Texas Cavalry

1st (Buchel's) Cavalry Regiment was organized at Carreicetas Lake on the Rio Grande River during the early spring of 1862. It was formed by consolidating Yager's 3rd and Taylor's 8th Texas Cavalry Battalions. The men were from San Antonio, Fredericksburg, Marshall, and Belton, and Jackson and DeWitt counties. The unit was attached to H.Bee's and Bagby's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, fought at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, then skirmished in Louisiana. It was included in the surrender on June 2, 1865. The field officerswere Colonel Augustus Buchel, Lieutenant Colonel William O. Yager, and Major Robert A. Myers.

First Name Last Name Company Rank_In Rank_Out
James Bass B Private Private
J. G. Bennett - - -
Hugh Burke D Private Private
C. Ellis H Private Private
Paul Hally E Private Private
H. Hare C Private Private
James F. Holland M,I Private Private
Reuben Holton M Private Private
Zachariah McChesney B Private Private
Hanse Rose D Private Private
Josiah Shaw I Private Private
A. J. Truitt C Private Sergeant
H. Wheeler D Private Private

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