12th Texas Cavalry

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This unit was attached to Col. William H. Parson's Cavalry Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John G. Walker's Division, Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor's District of Western Louisiana, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Lt. Col. A.B. Burleson. This regiment served in northeast Louisiana, and together with the 21st Texas Cavalry, skirmished against the 1st Arkansas Infantry (African Descent) near Goodrich's Landing. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1199 and 1205.]

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