We are the originial 55thNY, and now the 13thTX. We are lead by the great WEJohns!!!
This regiment is reserved, and we don't want anyone else to create the same regiment NA or EU! Thank you for listening!
I'm just making this post for him, since he doesn't know how.
13th Infantry Regiment was organized during the fall of 1861 and included Bates' Texas Infantry Battalion. The unit contained artillery, cavalry, and infantry companies and was reorganized several times. Attached to the Trans-Mississippi Department, it served in Texas guarding the coast between Galveston and Matagorda. In April, 1864, the regiment contained 18 officers and 334 men, and in April, 1865, there were 392 present for duty. It was included in the surrender in June. The field officers were Colonel Joseph Bates; Lieutenant Colonels Reuben R. Brown and Henry P. Cayce; and Majors Robert L. Foard, Stephen S. Perry, and Lee C. Rountree.
Current #'s By companies:
Company A "Austin Greys" - 15
Company G "Brazoria Rangers" - 3
Company D "Moseley's Battery"- 8