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Do you have anything that states that James Monroe Reese was in the 13th Texas Cavalry? I don't find him listed as being in the 13th, but I did find this listing.

James Reese (First_Last)
Regiment Name 11 (Spaight's) Batt'n Texas Vols.
Side Confederate
Company F
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Alternate Name
Film Number M227 roll 30


11th Battalion, Texas Volunteers (Cavalry and Infantry) (Spaight's)

11th (Spaight's) Cavalry and Infantry Battalion, formerly the 6th Texas Infantry Battalion, was a mixed command organized with 400 men in April, 1862. The unit served in the Department of Texas, then was assigned to Hebert's Brigade in the Trans-Mississippi Department. During the spring of 1864 it merged into the 21st Texas Infantry Regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Ashley W. Spaight and Major J.S. Irvine were its officers.

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Gary D. Bray

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