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Subject: [11TH-TEXAS-CAVALRY] Co. C.. Saddler service records..
Date: 4 Sep 2002 11:14:42 -0600
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D. M. Saddler Enlisted in Confederate States Army on February 25, 1862 in Washington County, Arkansas by W. C. Young. On detached duty on December 31, 1862 at Cleveland, Tennessee, Captain J. J. Bradford Commanding Detachment of General McCown's Division, Smith's Corps. Present for remaining muster rolls.
J. L. Saddler Enlisted per D. M. Saddler. Captured by U. S. Forces in Kentucky in October or November of 1862. Sent to Chattanooga for exchange that became official on January 11, 1863. Returned to Regiment. Present on extra duty from October 1 to December 31, 1863. Present on remaining muster roll.
Thomas R. Saddler Volunteered for Texas Service on May 26, 1861 at Sherman, Texas. He mustered into the Texas Militia unit on June 1, 1861, shown as T. R. Saddler. The name looks like T. B. Saddler on the second State Muster Roll of October 2, 1861. He is shown as 19 years old, with a horse and a $20 pistol at that time.
Present on all muster rolls until captured January 15, 1864 near Talbert's Station, Tennessee.
Federal records state he was captured on January 12, 1864 at Mossy Creek, Tennessee. Ended up in Rock Island Barrack, Illinois on January 22, 1864 via prisons at Knoxville, Chattanooga, Nashville and Louisville. Transferred to New Orleans for exchange on May 3, 1865. Confined in New Orleans on May 17, 1865 and exchanged on May 23, 1865.
File contains a Statement of Service to the Texas Commissioner of pensions dated September 15, 1915. The officer certifying Saddler's records was Adjutant General H. P. McCain.