36th Cavalry Regiment [also called 32nd Regiment] completed its organization in Boston, Texas,
late in 1863. It contained 823 men of which many were from Sulphur Springs and Belton, and
Caldwell and Gonzales counties. The regiment was assigned to H. Bee's and Bagby's Brigade,
Trans-Mississippi Department, and was involved in numerous engagements at Louisiana including
Mansfield and Pleasant Hill. Later it moved to
Galveston, Texas and there surrendered in June, 1865. The field officers were Colonel Peter C.
Woods, Lieutenant Colonels Nat. Benton and W.O. Hutchison, and Major Stokely M. Holmes.