MUSTER ROLL OF CANEY MOUNTED RIFLES


 
Texas State Archives, Austin, Texas, Civil War Records, Matagorda County, 44R & File, 1861, Reg. & Com.,
Aug. 23, 1861

(Note: These two documents are in the Civil War Collection at the Matagorda County Museum.)

This information appeared in the Matagorda County Genealogical Society publication, Oak Leaves (Vol. 1, No. 2, July 1982), and is posted here with permission granted by the MCGS.
 

 


THE STATE OF TEXAS   COUNTY OF MATAGORDA

 

I  Edward S. Rugeley Captain & Commanding Officer of Military Company called "Caney Rifles" do here by certify under oath that said Military Company was organized in the County of Matagorda in said State of Texas, that said Company belongs to the Cavalry arm of the service and the following are the names of the Officers and members of said Company at the date of this certificate; viz

E. S. Rugeley        

G. J. Bowie*        
A. I. Rugeley        
W. F. Davis           

J. H. Shortridge    

A. W. Thompson* 

W. H. Wiggins        

R. C. Files            

J. D. Rugeley*      

J. Duncan, Jr.        

A. C. Jones             

Gale Talbot          

 

Capt.
1 Lt.
2 Lt.
3 Lt.
Ord. Sgt.
2 Sgt.
3 Sgt.
4 Sgt.
1 Corp.
2 Corp.
3 Corp.
4 Corp.


PRIVATES
 

Thomas Cooper

G. K. Davis

Alex Forrestier

J. W. Granger

Willis A. Hawkins

Dickinson Hardeman

James T. Parks

C. Roberts

Terril Vincent

John Walnut

Ben Seaborn

Jno. L. Croom

Thomas Davis

Jesse S. Gordon

Wm. A. Gibson

D. Hardeman, Jr.
 

A. R. Howell

R. H. Rugeley

J. R. Thompson

Jno. W. Wiggins

R. G. Turner

G. M. Collinsworth, Jr.

A. W. Carothers

Jno. W. Brown

Jno. W. Gordon

Jas. B. Hawkins

Saml. W. Hardeman

Jesse Mathews

H. L. Rugeley

Thos. Thompson

Edward Wootten

Wm. Turner
 

TO ALL WHICH STATEMENT AND CERTIFICATE I EDWARD S. RUGELEY CAPTAIN AS AFORESAID DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR -- SO HELP ME GOD.  (Signed) E. S. Rugeley

L S

SWORN TO & SUBSCRIBED BEFORE ME THIS 13TH DAY OF JUNE A.D. 1861. WHICH I HEREBY CERTIFY UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF THE COUNTY COURT OF MATAGORDA COUNTY .

(Signed) James H. Selkirk  Clerk C.C.M.C.
 


           


MUSTER ROLL OF CANEY MOUNTED RIFLES

CAPTAIN E. S. RUGELEY

CLASS****ACTION****HEADQUARTERS****HARDEMAN

MATAGORDA COUNTY

POST OFFICE OF CAPTAIN & LIEUTENANTS

HARDEMAN, MATAGORDA CO.

 

 

OFFICERS
 

E. S. Rugeley                  
G. J. Bowie                     

A. I. Rugeley                  

Wm. F. Davis                  

W. H. Wiggans               

Chas. Cooper                 

G. M. Collinsworth, Jr.   

R. C. Files                      

J. I. B. Johnson               

J. D. Rugeley                 

Jno. Duncan, Jr.             

I. T. Parks                      

Gayle Talbot                  

R. G. Turner                     
 

Captain
1st. Lieut.
2nd Lieut.
3rd. Lieut.
Orderly Serjt.
2nd Serjt.
3rd. Serjt.
4th Serjt.
5th Serjt.
1st. Corp.

2nd Corp.
3rd Corp.
4th Corp.
Surgeon


PRIVATES
 

D. A. Bradshaw

T. J. Barker

R. J. Bruce

Dr. J. W. Brown

A. W. Corothers

Dr. R. H. Chinn

Jno. L. Croom

Geo. K. Davis

Thos. Davis

C. H. Evans

Saml. W. Hardeman

D. Hardeman, Jr.

D. D. Hardeman

A. C. Johnson

J. P. Johnson

Jno. H. Jones, Jr.

Geo. Jones

A. C. Jones

Dr. J. A. Thompson

Wm. Turner

J. or T H. Wood

Benj. Seaborn

A. Forrestier

Wm. Gibson

W. A. Hawkins

J. B. Hawkins

A. R. Howell

Jas. T. Herman

Geo. Hearst

D. A. Hunt

Thos. Hunt

T. J. Harris

Jno. Murphy

Jesse Matthews

Jas. S. Perry

R. H. Rugeley

Dr. H. L. Rugeley

Dr. Thos. Thompson

C. C. W. Roberts

Elijah Roberts

Jno. Walnut

Jno. W. Wiggins

Edward Wooten

T. Vincent
 


Hardeman, Matagorda Co. 28th July 1861

I do hereby certify that the above is a correct roll of the Officers and Privates of the Caney Mounted Rifles.
E. S. Rugeley
, Captain

 Hardeman, Matagorda Co. 28th July 1861

I do hereby certify that the Captain & Lieutenants Mentioned in the above Roll were duly elected to their respective offices. W. H. Wiggins, Orderly Serjent
 


 

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