Cater, John W. As It Was: Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Third Texas Cavalry and the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry. Austin, TX: State House Pr, 1990. 241 p.
19th Louisiana, "As It Was: Reminiscences of a Soldier of the 3rd Texas Cavalry and the 19th Louisiana Infantry," by John Douglas Cater. Introduction by T. Michael Parish. Photos, 275 page 1990 reprint
Douglas John Cater
Residence Rusk County TX; 20 years old.
Enlisted on 5/16/1861 at Henderson, TX as a Private.
On 5/16/1861 he mustered into "B" Co. TX 3rd Cavalry
He was transferred out on 6/29/1862
On 6/29/1862 he transferred into "I" Co. LA 19th Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)
* Musician 8/15/1862 (As of Co. I 19th LA Infantry)
born 3/27/1841 in Sparta, Connecuh Co., AL
died 11/23/1931 in San Antonio, TX
Buried: Roselawn Cemetery, San Antonio, TX
(Parents: William Green & Beatnah (Greening) Cater.
Married Emily Mary Ragan in 1866)
appointed Chief Musician October 31, 1862