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29th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (DeMorse's)

29th Cavalry Regiment, organized by C. DeMorse, was assembled at Clarksville, Texas, early in 1862. Many of the men were raised at Denton, San Antonio, Paris, Livingston, and Pilot Point. The regiment was assigned to D. H. Cooper's, Bankhead's, and Gano's Brigade in the Trans-Mississippi Department. It served in the Indian Territory, fought in Louisiana and Arkansas, then returned to the Indian Territory. Here it reported 11 casualties in the conflict at Cabin Creek. Later the 29th moved back to Texas and disbanded at Hempstead during May, 1865. The field officers were Colonel Charles DeMorse, Lieutenant Colonel Otis G. Welch, and Major Joseph A. Carroll.
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