F/F/Fs Who Served in Texas Units

Any F/F/Fs that were called out in the Newsletter have now been noted within the various individual state pages with links to the particular Newsletter pages in which they were mentioned.  Whenever possible I have also linked the official history of that individual’s Unit was well. 

   Note:  This symbol (the symbol for “transformation” I understand … which also looks a bit like the WWII USAF symbol) will be used to indicated anyone who died as a consequence of the war.

Interesting statistics …. if true:

On this page http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=califia1&id=I1660   the genealogist Bill Boggess gave the following information regarding the Civil War:

“There were 50 [fifty] Floras who volunteered in the of 1.05 million CSA [Confederate States Army] members and 117 [one hundred and seventeen] Floras of the 2.21 million USA [United States Army] members.”  I haven’t seen this mentioned before but I find it interesting (if true) as I have not run across any Floras in my lines who served as part of the armed forces of the Confederacy in the 1861-1865 conflict.

Anyone with information to add to any of the F/F/Fs noted, please contact me and I will add it to the individual’s paragraphs in the appropriate state.  (Email me at:    floras@netspeed.com.au   for passing along such things as photos, additional information, etc.)


  Fleury, J.R.   Co. K, 2nd Regiment, Texas Infantry (Confederate) Private

Alternate Names in USG Records:  Fleury, Robert   and    Fleury, Robert J.

At Vicksburg, in Warren Co., Mississippi between 18 May 1863 and 4 July 1863.  Captured in Warren Co., Mississippi.  Surrendered at Vicksburg, Paroled on 4 July 1863

Source:  http://www.confederatevets.com   and   Vicksburg Parole Records F.

2nd Regiment, Texas Infantry   Overview:   2nd Infantry Regiment [also called 2nd Texas Sharpshooters] was organized by J.C. Moore during the summer of 1861. Many of the men were from Houston and Galveston. After serving in the Department of Texas, it moved east of the Mississippi River and fought at Shiloh, Corinth, and Hatchie Bridge. Later it was assigned to Moore’s Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Under this command it was active at Snyder’s Bluff and surrendered with the forces at Vicksburg on July 4, 1863. Its casualties during the campaign were 38 killed, 73 wounded, 15 missing, and 11 died of sickness of the 468 engaged. After being exchanged, only 29 were present as the majority of the men had returned to Texas. Later it was reorganized and in April, 1864, stationed at Galveston Island, there were 18 officers and 190 men fit for duty. That summer it suffered from a yellow fever epidemic but went on to participate in the defense of Galveston. In April, 1865, it contained 395 effectives but disbanded before the surrender on June 2. The field officers were Colonels Noble L. McGinnis, John C. Moore, William P. Rogers, and Ashbel Smith; Lieutenant Colonels William C. Timmins and J.F. Ward; and Majors Xavier B. Debray, George W.L. Fly, and Hal. G. Runnels.

Fleury, William J.   Co. B & H, 1st Regiment, Texas Heavy Artillery  (Confederate) Entered as Sergeant, left as Private

Alternate Name in USG Records:  Dilworth, G.N.   and   Fleming, James …..

1st Regiment, Texas Heavy Artillery   Overview:   1st Heavy Artillery Regiment was organized at Galveston, Texas, during the winter of 1861-1862 using the 3rd Texas Artillery Battalion as its nucleus. The unit served in the Trans-Mississippi Department primarily at Galveston and along the upper Texas coast. Company F was stationed at Sabine Pass during September, 1863, and was prominent in the surrender of two Federal gunboats, the Sachem and Clifton. In April, 1864, it was stationed at Galveston Island with 23 officers and 462 men, and in April, 1865, there were 430 present for duty. The regiment was included in the surrender on June 2. Its commanders were Colonel Joseph J. Cook, Lieutenant Colonel John H. Manly, and Major Edward Von Harten.

Floore, Henry   Co. H, 15th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Confederate) Private

15th Regiment, Texas Infantry   Overview:   15th Infantry Regiment was organized during the spring of 1862 using the 1st (Speight’s) Texas Infantry Battalion as its nucleus. Most of the men were recruited at Waco, Galveston, Milford, and Palestine. The unit was assigned to Randal’s, King’s, and J.E. Harrison’s Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and was involved in various conflicts in Louisiana. It reported 7 killed, 22 wounded, and 5 missing in the engagement at Bayou Bourbeau. Later it moved to Shreveport, then Hempstead, Texas, and in March, 1865, contained 20 officers and 301 men. The regiment disbanded in May. It was commanded by Colonels James E. Harrison, and J.W. Speight, and Lieutenant Colonel John W. Daniel.

Flora, Dionisio  Co. A, 2nd Regiment, Texas Volunteer Cavalry (Union) Private

Alternate Name in USG Records:  Flores, Dionisio

2nd Regiment, Texas Cavalry   Overview:   Organized at Brownsville, Texas, December 15, 1863. Served Unattached, Cavalry, 13th Army Corps, Texas, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, United States Forces, Texas, to June, 1864. District of Morganza, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. Separate Cavalry Brigade, 19th Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1864.

Service:   Duty at Brownsville and on the Rio Grande, Texas, till July, 1864. Ordered to New Orleans, La., thence to Morganza August 6, and duty there till November. Consolidated with 1st Texas Cavalry November 1, 1864.

Flory, John   Co. E, 17th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Allen’s) (Confederate) Private

Alternate Name in USG Records:  Florey, Yarny

17th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Allen’s)   Overview:   17th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Camp Terry, Austin, Texas, in March, 1862. Men of this unit were recruited at Austin, Belton, and Columbus, and in Burleson, Smith, and Angelina counties. It was assigned to McCulloch’s, Flournoy’s, Scurry’s, and Waterhouse’s Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and saw action in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. It lost 21 killed, 68 wounded, and 3 missing at Milliken’s Bend, had 1 officer and 39 men captured during Banks’ Red River Campaign, then participated in the fight at Jenkins’ Ferry. In 1865 it was stationed at Hempstead, Texas and was included in the surrender in June. The field officers were Colonels Robert T.P. Allen and George W. Jones, Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Z. Miller, and Majors R.D. Allen and John W. Tabor.

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