Terry Rangers, Original Field Staff

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Benjamin Franklin Terry, elected Colonel at the organizaltion, October 28th, 1861; killed at Woodsonvil1e, Kentucky (better known as Rowlett’s Station), in battle, December 17th, 1861.

Thomas S. Lubbock, Harris County, elected Lieutenant Colonel October 28th, 1861; died at Nashville, Tennessee, January 9th, 1862.

Thomas Harrison, Waco, Texas, elected Major at the organization, promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and Brigadier General, and wounded at Johnsonville, North Carolina, March 10th, 1865.

Martin H. Royston, Galveston, appointed Adjutant by Colonel Terry, and subsequently appointed Captain and Major in Adjutant General’s Department.

Benjamin H. Botts, Houston, Texas, appointed Assistant Quartermaster by Colonel Terry, and subsequently Major and Assistant Quartermaster.

Robert H. Simmons, Gonzales County, Mississippi, appointed Commissary by Colonel Terry, and subsequently Assistant Commissary Sergeant.

Dr. John M. Weston, Richmond, Texas, appointed Surgeon; by Colonel Terry, and resigned April, 1862.

Dr. Robert E. Hill, Bastrop County, appointed Surgeon, four times prisoner of war, captured in the discharge of duty.

William B. Savers, Gonzales, Texas, appointed Sergeant Major at organization, promoted to Adjutant by Colonel Harrison, Major in Adjutant General’s Department by General Harrison, and wounded at Johnsonville March 10th, 1865.

M. F. Balegathey, Houston, Texas, appointed Quarter-master Sergeant by Colonel Terry, and was afterwards discharged.

James Edmunson, Brazoria, Texas, appointed Ordnance Sergeant, and subsequently Assistant Quartermaster Sergeant.

Thomas J. Potts, Bastrop, Texas, appointed Hospital Stewart by Colonel Terry, and subsequently Surgeon, and absent when the war ended.




MLA Source Citation:

Morrison, W. M. History of Fort Bend County: Containing Biographical Sketches of Many Noted Characters. Fort Bend County: 1904. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 9 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/texas/terry-rangers-original-field-staff.htm - Last updated on Aug 28th, 2012


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