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I record the Order of Battle for the Battle of Bayou Bourbeau below. Checking the rosters of the units involved only one man who matches your
search appears. The particulars I note below, he last appears signing a requisition on September 1, 1863.

George Martin

J L. H. Stillwell

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a Captain (date unknown).
"G" Co. TX 11th Infantry

1st Lieutenant J. L. H. Stillwell, age 32, enrolled February 1, 1862 at Starrville, in Captain R. B. Long's Company, Robert's Texas Infantry Regiment, this company was successively designated as Captain Long's Company, and Company H, Robert's Regiment, Texas Infantry. The 11th (also known as Roberts') Regiment Texas Infantry, completed its organization April 9, 1862 with ten companies A to K which previously been mustered into the service of the Confederate States for twelve months. It was reorganized June 23, 1862, under the provisions of the Conscript Act and the company letters changed. Promoted Captin May 1, 1862, absent sick at Camp Nelson since November 23, 1862, present at Jan/Feb, 1863 muster.

Confederate Forces

Green’s Cavalry Division - Colonel Thomas Green

Robert’s Brigade - Colonel Oran M. Roberts

11th Texas Infantry Regiment --- Colonel O. M. Roberts
18th Texas Infantry Regiment --- Colonel Wilbur H. King1, 1
15th Texas Infantry Regiment --- Lieutenant Colonel James E. Harrison

Bagby’s Cavalry Brigade

4th Texas Cavalry Regiment --- Colonel W. P. Hardeman
5th Texas Cavalry Regiment --- Colonel H. C. McNeil
7th Texas Cavalry Regiment --- Colonel P. T. Herbert
Waller’s Cavalry Battalion --- Captain W. A. McDade

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