Quartermaster and Ordnance Records:

Fourth Texas Volunteer Infantry

C.S.A.


Select year: 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865


1861

(Co. A) List of issues of Capt. J.C.G. Key, cmd. Co. A, Qrt. ending December 31, 1861 [Roll 288]:

Blankets--77
Shoes--72
Socks--77
Canteens (see ord.)--24
Tents--2
Wool Shirts--6
Overcoats--42

(Co. B) No record.

(Co. C) Received by Wm. P. Townsend, Capt. Co. C, December 31, 1861 [Roll 292]:

Blankets--117
Shoes--132
Socks--150
Canteens (see ord.)--8
Wool Shirts--99
Overcoats--86
Pants--99
Coats--99

(Co. D) Requisition, Co. D, 4th Texas, Guadalupe Rangers [no date] [Roll 283]:

Blankets--100
Pr. Shoes--55
Skillets--6
Pr. Socks--50
Axes--6
Bell Tent--1

(Co. D) List of Co, C&GE issued by Jos. D. Wade, Capt. & AQM, 4th Regt. Texas Vol. to Capt. [Jno.] P. Bane, Co. D, 4th Regt. Texas Vol., for quarter ending December 31, 1861 [Roll 283]:

Blankets--100
Shoes--82
Socks--77
Canteens (``tin or [indecipherable]'')--12
Tents, Sibley--1
Overcoats--50

(Co. D) Comment (Roll 285): [Note, following soldier not listed in J.B. Polley's muster roll]: ``Pvt. A.D. Deckerd discharged for disability, 22 Dec. 1861. Indebted to CS: 1 Coat, 1 pr. shoes, 1 pr. socks, and 1 blanket.''

(Co. E) Received by Capt. E.D. Ryan, Co. E, Dec. 31, 1861 [Roll 291]:

Blankets--150 Overcoats--95
Shoes--22
Socks--100
Canteens--10
Tents--2

(Co. F) List of Co, C&GE issues by Jos. D. Wade, AQM, 4th Texas Vol. to Capt. E. [Ed.] H. Cunningham, Co. F, 4th Texas Regt. for quarter ending Dec. 31, 1861 [Roll 283]:

Blankets--78
Shoes--25
Socks--59
Canteens--3
Tent, Sibley--1
Wool Shirts--79
Overcoats--68

[Note: Roll 285 shows the very same equipment issued to Capt. Cunningham on the same date. This appears to be a duplicate record.]

(Comment) [Roll 285]-- ``Daniel Collins, chief bugler, 4th Texas, says he was born in Ireland, is 45 yr. old, 5' 6'' high, dark complexion, hazel eyes, by occupation a farmer--into Gaines Co. [Banes' Co. ?], Texas, 9 July 1861. Appointed chief bugler, October 1861. Was at Gettysburg.''

(Co. G.) Issues to Capt. Capt. J.W. Hutcheson, comd. Co. G, Qtr. ending 31 December 1861 [Roll 287]:

Blankets--86 Wool Shirts--74
Pr. Shoes--17 Overcoats--70
Socks--60 Pants--50
Canteens (see ord.)--12 Caps--32
Tents, Sibley & Bell--2 Drawers--13

``Coats listed no. bit number''

(Comment) [Roll 289]: ``Exc. Letter from John Marshall Col. to Wigfall--suggest Hood to cmd. Brigade if W should leave--29 December 1861.''

(Co. H) List of Ord. Stores turned over to Capt. Proctor P. Porter, Co. H, by Jos. D. Wade, Capt. & AQM, December 31, 1861 [Roll 290]:

Minnie Muskets--73 Tubes--72
Cart. Boxes--93 Wipers--33
Belts--86 Wrenches--8
Cap Boxes--93 Ball cartridges--4,000
Scabbards--86
Straps--86
Canteens--6

(Co. H) Received by Capt. Proctor P. Porter, Co. H, December 31, 1861 [Roll 290]:

Blankets--99 Overcoats--95
Pr. Shoes--40 Pants--99
Socks--99 No caps
Sibley Tent--1 Pr. Drawers--98
Wool Shirts--99 Coats--90

(Co. I) Requisitions received in full, 31 December 1861, by Capt. Mat. Beasley [note: J.B. Polley's muster roll identifies Beasley as first sergeant of this company. Capt. C.M. Winkler is listed as commander], Co. I [Roll 283]:

Axe--1
Shirts--2
Blankets--2
Jackets--7
Prs. Pants-9
Prs. Shoes--3
Pr. Drawers--2
Wool Shirt--1
Flys--2

(Co. I) Received by Capt. C.M. Winkler, Co. I, December 31, 1861 [Roll 293]:

Blankets--46
Shoes--27
Socks--92
Canteens (see ord.)--16
Sibley Tent--1
Overcoats--92
Pants--94
Drawers--44
Coats--96

``Note: caps listed but blank.''

(Co. K) Ordnance stores received by Capt. Wm. H. Martin from Jos. D. Wade, Capt. & AQM, 4th Texas--December 31, 1861 [Roll 289]:

Minnie Muskets--52 Canteens--5
Cartridge Boxes--55 Tubes--38
Belts--53 Wipers--16
Cap Boxes--30 Wrenches--5
Scabbards--37 Ball Cartridges--3,000
Straps--65

(Comment) [Roll 289]:

(a) ``Pvt. T.R. Mathews--due C.S. 1 bayonet, scabbard & frog, Dec. 3, 1861.''
(b) ``Corp. Wm. H. McClenney--due C.S. for 1 haversack--Dec. 31, 1861.''


1862

(Co. A) No record.

(Co. A) (Comment) [Roll 288]--``Col J.C.G. Key--promoted Col., July 10, 1862.''

(Co. B) Received by Capt. B. F. Carter, Co. B, 4th Texas, 31 March 1862 [Roll 284]:

Pr. Pants--25
Jackets--5
Prs. Shoes--52
Sibley Tent--2
B-- [Bell?] Tent--3
Wall Tents--2
Shelters--2
Mess pans--2
Picks--2
Axes--5

(Co. B) Issued to Capt. B.F. Carter, Co. B, 4th Texas, 1/4 ending December 31, 1862 [Roll 284]:

Blankets--70
Shoes--77
Socks--98
Canteens--7
Sibley Tent--1
Wool Shirts--[blank]
Overcoats--87
Pants--24
Drawers--26

(Co. C) Received by Wm. P. Townsend, Capt., Co. C, 31 March 1862 [Roll 292]:

Overshirts--21 Drum Head--1
Pans--12 Snares--4
Axes & handles--3 Skillets--2
Camp Kettle--1 Camp Kettle--1
Pr. Shoes @ 2.50--15 Picks--3
Pr. Shoes @ 3.50--77
Sibley Tents--2
Bell Tents--2
Wall Tents--4

(Co. C) (Comment) [Roll 283]--``Private P.J. Barziza, Co. C, 4th Texas Regt. is hereby ordered to Richmond as the agent of his Regt. in that city to take charge of its spare clothing and other property, and to transact all needful business for it. By Cmd. of J.B. Hood, Brig. Gen. Cmd., H.Q., 4th Texas Regt., April 2nd, 1862. ''

(Co. D) (No record.)

(Co. E) (Comment) [Roll 292]--``Lt. D.L. Sublett--Co. E--appointed 1st Lt. Arty. & Brigade Ord officer, July 15, 1862.''

(Co. F) Capt. [Ed. H.] Cunningham recd. Qrtr. ending 31 March 1862 [Roll 283]:

Pr. Pants--27
Jackets--3
Pr. Drawers--1
Pr. Shoes @ 3.50--78
Sibley Tent--1
Bell Tents--3
Wall Tents--3
Drum Head--1
Snares--4

(Co. F) Received in camp near Fredericksburg, Qtr. ending 31 March 1862 by Capt. E. H. Cunningham, Co. F [Roll 285]:

Pr. Pants--27 Skillets--2
Jackets--3 Sibley Tent--1
Pr. Drawers--1 Bell Tents--3
Socks--9 Wall Tents--2
Frying Pans--9 Drum Head--1
Iron Pot--1 Drum Cord--1
Axes--2 Snares--4
Helves--2
Pr. Shoes @ 3.50--78

(Co. G) No record.

(Co. H) Received 30 June 1862 by Capt. Charles E. Jones, cmd Co. H [Roll 288]:

Pr. Pants @ 3.50--33 Pr. Socks @ 50 cents--24
Pr. Pants @ 5.50--22 Coats @ 5.75--2
Pr. Pants @ 4.87--2 Coat @ 5.00--1
Pr. Shoes @ 2.50--6 Axe--1
Shoes @ 3.50--103 Helve-1
Pr. Drawers @ 50 cents--20

(Co. I) No record.

(Co. K) Received by Capt. Wm. H. Martin, Co. K--1/4 ending 31 March 1862 [Roll 289]:

Pr. Pants--37
Pr. Socks--20
Pr. Shoes @ 3.50--31
Pr. Drawers--2
Shirts--2
Sibley Tent--1
Bell Tents--2
Wall Tents--3
Axes--2
Helves--2
Frying Pan--1
Bread Pan--1

(Co. K) Received by Capt. Wm. H. Martin, Co. K, 30 June 1862 [Roll 289]:

Pr. Shoes @ 2.50--33 Pr. Socks @ .50--33
Pr. Shoes @ 4.00--5 Jackets @ 5.35--6
Pr. Shoes @ 3.00--2 Coat @ 5.00--1
Pr. Shoes @ 3.50--6 [axes & helve?--barely decipherable]
Pr. Pants @ 3.50--10
Pr. Drawers @ .50--15


1863

(Brigade) Capt. E.T. Kindred, Co. F, detailed as AAQM, August 8, 1862; detailed as AAQM, Texas Brigade, January 27, 1863 [Roll 288]:

Undersigned received from Maj. J.H. Littlefield, QM, the following [no date]--

. Pants Shoes Blankets Drawers
. 12.00 10.00 10.00 2.00
R. Burns, Capt. & ACS- 1 1 . .
T.A. Hamilton, Maj. & CS- . . 1 .
E.T. Kindred, Capt., Co. F, 4th Texas- . 1 1 .
J.B. Robertson, Brig. Gen. . . 1 .
J.H. Littlefield, Maj. & QM- 1 . 2 1

(Regiment) Ord. stores turned over to Col. J.C.G. Key, 4th Texas, October 24, 1863 [Roll 292]:

Enfield Rifles, cal. 57--75
Cart. Boxes--10
Cap Boxes--10
Shoulder Belts--10
Cartridges, cal. 57 or 58--7,000

(Regiment) Received of Col. J.C.G. Key, 4th Texas, November 1863 [Roll 292]:

Small Arms, cal. 57 or 58--9
Small Arms, cal. 69--4
Cartridge Boxes--5
Bayonets--4

(Regiment) December 6, 1863--3 small arms, cal. 57 or 58. _______ [number of cartridges, perhaps--indecipherable][Roll 292].

(Regiment) Received by Adj. W.W. Brown, 15 March 1863 [Roll 284]:

Prs. Shoes @ 6.00--100 --1 pair stolen

(Regiment) Received by Adj. W.W. Brown [Polley--Co. A, k. 6/17/64], 31 March 1863 [Roll 284]:

Pr. Pants @ 8.00--1
Pr. Pants @ 10.00--2
Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--2
Overcoat @ 18.00--1
Shirt @ 1.00--1
Shirt @ 2.00--1
Pr. Socks @ 1.00--1
Axe Scabbard--1
Axe--1

(Regiment) Adj. Lists (W.W. Brown) following received, 7 April 1863 [284]:

Pr. Socks--309
Shirts--105 // Decrpensy [sic] of 7 pr. socks, 5 shirts.

(Comment) ``Pvt. J.J. McCarthy--detailed as shoemaker--ave. production 2 pr. day, paid .35 ea. pr.--1863.''

(Co. A) Received camp of 4th Texas, 31 March 1863, by Virgil A. Garth, 2nd Lt., cmd. Co. [The company designation was not noted; however, Polley placed V. Garth in Co. A. Also, Lt. Garth was noted in this record and in Polley as having died at Gettysburg.] [Roll 286]:

Bell Tents--4 Pr. Pants @ 10.00--2
Bell Tent Poles--4 Pr. Drawers @ 1.00--21
Axe--1 Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--6
Axe Scabbard--1 Shirts @ 1.00--6
Skillet & Lid Shirts @ 2.50--2
Socks @ .75--22 Cap & Covers @ 2.00--2
Overcoats @ 18.00--2 Pr. Pants @ 8.00--36
Blanket @ 3.50--1
Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--20
Pr. Shoes @ 8.00--1
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--8

(Co. A) Received by Capt. R.M. Boman, cmd. Co. A, 30 June 1863 [Polley--Listed as R. Bomer, 3rd Lt.; k. at Wilderness][Roll 284]:

Pr. Pants @ 10.00--27 Shirts @ 1.50--4
Pr. Pants @ 8.00--4 Shirts @ 2.25--5
Pr. Pants @ 7.00--5 Pr. Sock @ 1.50--19
Drawers @ 1.25--12 Blanket--1
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--15 Pr. Boots--1
Pr. Shoes @ 4.85--8
Pr. Shoes @ 1.50--38

(Co. A) Received by Capt. R.M. Boman, cmd. Co. A, 1 November 1863, in E. Tennessee [Roll 284]:

Pr. Pants--11
Cotton Shirt--1
Woolen Shirt--1
Blankets--3
Jackets--8
Pr. Shoes--3
Drawers--4
Cap--1
Flys--2

(Co. A) Received by 1st Lt. H.M. Merchant, act. adj. for NCS and Band, 31 December 1863 [Roll 289]:

Pants--3
Drawers--5
Jackets--2

(Co. B) Received by Capt. J.T. McLaurin, Co. B, 31 March 1863 [Roll 289]:

Bell Tents--4 Pr. Pants @ 8.00--30
Bell Tent Poles--4 Caps & Covers @ 2.00--3
Axe--1 Pr. Pants @ 10.00--3
Axe Scabbard--1 Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--17
Skillet & Lid--1 Pr. Shoes @ 4.50--3
Pr. Socks @ .75--22 Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--13
Pr. Socks @ 1.00--3 Pr. Drawers @ 2.00--13
Overcoat @ 18.00--1 Shirts @ 2.50--3
Blankets @ 3.50--2 Shirts @ 1.00--5

(Co. B) Received by Capt. J.T. McLaurin, Co. B, at Chattanooga, 1 November 1863 [Roll 289]:

Pr. Pants--13 Jackets--7 Cap-1
Cotton Shirts--2 Pr. Shoes--6
Woolen Shirt--1 Pr. Drawers--2
Blankets--5 Tent Fly--1

(Co. B) Charged to men of Co. B by J.T. McLaurin for months of November & December 1863 [Roll 289]:

Small Arms cal. 57 or 8--5
Bayonets--15
Cart. Boxes--5
Cap Boxes--4
Bayonet Scabbards--15
Waist Belts--4
Shoulder Belts--4

McLaurin--``I certify that during the mos. November & December 1863--in the various battles and marches from Loudon, Tenn., to & around Knoxville the 4th Texas Regt. lost the following Ordnance stores, to wit:

8 small arms cal. 57 or 8 8 shoulder belts
11 bayonets 2 screw drivers
7 cart. boxes 2 gun wipers
7 cap boxes
19 bayonet scabbards
7 waist belts''

``I certify that during the mo. of Oct. in an engagement with the enemy at Racoon Mt. & on picket duty, etc., in front of Chattanooga the 4th Texas Regt. expended the ammount [sic] of ammunition set forth below, to wit:

9,525 cartidges cal. 57 or 58 .
. J.T. McLaurin, Capt.''

``I certify that during the month of October (1863) in an engagement with the enemy at Racoon Mt. & on picket duty, etc., in front of Chattanooga the 4th Texas Regt. lost the following Ordnance stores, to wit:

9 small arms cal. 57 or 58 9 bayonet scabbards
9 bayonets 9 waist belts
9 cart. boxes 9 shoulder belts
9 cap boxes 2 gun wipers

J.T. McLaurin, Capt.''

(Co. C) Received by Capt. D.[U.] Barziza, Co. C (with Livingston [M.L. Livingston, 2nd Corp., Lt. and Capt.--Polley]), 31 March 1863 [Roll 288]:

Bell Tents--3 Pr. Socks @ .75--21
Bell Tent Poles--3 Pr. Socks @ 1.00--7
Common Tent--1 Pr. Socks @ 1.00--14
Axe--1 Pr. Socks @ 1.25--6
Axe Scabbard--1 Shirts @ 2.50--2
Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--21 Shirts @ 1.00--11
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--5 Pr. Pants @ 8.00--23
Overcoat @ 18.00--1 Pr. Pants @ 10.00--2
Blanket @ 3.50--1 Caps & Covers @ 2.00

(Co. C) Received by Capt. M.[L.] Livingston, cmd. Co. C, 30 June 1863 [Roll 288]:

Pr. Pants @ 8.00--5 Pr. Shoes @ 4.85--8
Pr. Pants @ 10.00--22 Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--10
Pr. Pants @ 7.50--3 Pr. Shoes @ 1.50--34
Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--11 Shirts @ 1.50--5
Blanket--1 Shirts @ 2.25--6

(Co. C) Received by 2nd Lt. J.B. Boyd, cmd. Co. C, 4th Texas, 4th Qrt. 1863 [Further in these records, J.B. Boyd is listed as commander of Companies E & K--see report of 31 August 1864 (Polley)] [Roll 284]:

Pr. Pants--11
Pr. Shoes--2
Tent Fly--1
Cap--1
Shirts--2
Blankets--3
Jackets--8
Drawers--4
Woolen Shirt--1

(Co. D) (Comment--see March 31st report under Co. K.)

(Co. D) Received by 1st Lt. George N. Knight, cmd. Co. D, 31 March 1863 [Roll 288]:

Bell Tent--3 Pr. Shoes @ 4.50--1 Shirts @ 1.00--8
Bell Tent Poles--3 Overcoat @ 18.00--1 Caps & Covers @ 2.00--4
Common Tent & Poles--1 Blanket @ 3.50--1 Pr. Socks @ .75--29
Axe--1 Pr. Pants @ 8.00--39 Pr. Socks @ 1.00--8
Axe Scabbard--1 Pr. Pants @ 10.00--[?]
[?]--1 Pr. Drawers @ 1.00--12
Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--18 Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--7
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--7 Shirts @ 2.50--2

(Co. D) Received by Capt. George N. Knight, cmd. Co. D, 30 June 1863 [Roll 288]:

Pr. Pants @ 10.00--29 Shirts @ 2.25--7 Shirts @ 1.50--5
Pr. Pants @ 8.00--9 Pr. Shoes @ 4.85--7
Pr. Pants @ 7.50--5 Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--13
Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--11 Pr. Shoes @ 1.50--61
Pr. Socks @ 1.00--13 Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--5

(Co. D) Received by R.M. Franks, 2nd Lt., cmd. Co. D, 10 August 1863 [Roll 286]:

Pr. Shoes--24 Pr. Socks--16
Pr. Pants--37 Caps--2
Pr. Drawers--38 Wall Tent--1
Shirts--37 Skillets--3
Jackets--13 Kettle--1

(Co. D) Received by 1st Lt. Wm. H. McClaugherty, Co. D, Atlanta, Ga., 1 September 1863 [Roll 289]:

Pr. Pants--5
Pr. Shoes--3
Pr. Drawers--9
Shirts--6

(Co. D) Received by R.M. Franks (Hat) [Polley--R.H. Franks; promoted to Lt. and Capt.; wounded at Sharpsburg] 2nd Lt., Co. D, 31 December 1863 [Roll 286]:

Pr. Pants--11
Pr. Drawers--2
Pr. Shoes--3
Shirts--2
Blankets--3
Jackets--8
Tent Fly--1
Cap--1
Woolen Shirt--1

(Co. E) Recd. at Camp, 4th Texas, 31 March 1863 by J.[C.] Billingsley, Capt. , Co. E [Roll 283]:

Tents--5
Set Poles--5
Axe--1
Axe Scabbards--2
Skillet & Lid--1
Pot--1
Pr. Pants--33: 31 @ 8.00, 2 @ 10.00
Overcoat @ 18.00--1
Blanket--1
Pr. Drawers--14
Shirts--9: 3 @ 2.50, 6 @ 1.00
Pr. Shoes--23

(Co. E) Received Camp, 4th Texas, 30 June 1863--J.W.B. [J.C. Billingsley?] [Roll 283]:

Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--12
Pr. Shoes @ 4.85--11
Pr. Shoes @ 1.50--44
Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--9
Pr. Socks @ 1.00--14
Shirts @ 1.50--5
Shirts @ 2.25--7
Pr. Pants @ 7.50--6
Pr. Pants @ 10.00--21

(Co. E) Received by Lt. J.B. Boyd, cmd. Co. E., 3rd Qrt., 1863 [Polley-J.B. Boyd listed as a member of Co. C. In late 1863, he is identified as commander of Co. C--see December 1863. Further in these records, J.B. Boyd is listed as commander of Company K--see report of 31 August 1864] [Roll 284]:

Shoes--23
Pants--28
Drawers--36
Shirts--36
Jackets--4
Socks--9
Axe--1
Tent Flys--2
Skillets--3

(Co. E) Received by Capt. T.J. Selman, Co. E, 31 December 1863 [Roll 291]:

Pr. Pants--13
Shirts--3
Blankets--3
Jackets--15
Pr. Shoes--4
Pr. Drawers--2
Tent Fly--1

(Co. F) Received at camp, 4th Texas, 31 March 1863, by 2 Lt. Haywood Brahan [Polley-- previously orderly sergeant; wounded at Appomattox], cmd. Co. F, 4th Texas [Roll 284]:

Bell Tents--3 Overcoats @ 18.00--2
Sets Poles--3 Blanket @ 3.50--1
Skillet & Lid Pr. Socks @ .75--22
Axe Scabbards--2 Pr. Socks @ 1.00--7
Pr. Pants @ 8.00--36 Drawers @ 1.00--7
Pr. Pants @ 10.00--3 Drawers @ 1.25--7
Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--18 Shirts @ 1.00--7
Pr. Shoes @ 4.50--1 Shirts @ 2.50--2
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--10 Caps & Covers @ 2.00--2
Pr. Shoes @ 8.00--1

(Co. F) Received 30 June by 2 Lt. Haywood Brahan [Roll 284]:

Pr. Pants @ 8.00--6
Pr. Pants @ 10.00--26
Pr. Pants @ 7.50--6
Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--15
Blanket--1
[undecipherable]
Caps @ 2.00--2
Hat--1
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--13
Pr. Shoes @ 4.85--11
Shirts @ 1.50--5
Shirts @ 2.25--6
Pr. Socks @ 1.00--13

(Co. F) Special Req. QM stores for 4th Texas, recd. 31 December 1863 [Roll 283]:

Blankets--3
Axe--1
Jacket--1
Pr. Shoes--2
Pr. Pants--12
Pr. Drawers--2
Cap--1
Shirts--2
Tent Fly--1
Woolen Shirts--11

(Co. G) Capt. R [Robert].H. Bassett, Co. G, 31 March 1863 [Roll 283]:

Bell Tents--3 Blanket @ 3.50--1
Sets Poles--3 Caps & Covers @ 2.00--6
Axe--1 Pr. Socks @ .75--30
Axe Scabbard--1 Pr. Socks @ 1.00--11
Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--31 Pr. Drawers @ 1.00--16
Pr. Shoes @ 6.50--16 Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--12
Pr. Pants @ 8.00--47 Jacket @ 12.00--1
Pr. Pants @ 10.00--3 Shirts @ 2.50--3
Overcoat @ 18.00--1 Shirts @ 1.00--8
Overcoat @ 8.00--2

(Co. G) Received: 3rd qtr. 1863, 1st. Lt. T[Tom].C. Buffington, cmd., Co. G, 4th Texas [Roll 284]:

Pr. Shoes--27
Pr. Pants--32
Pr. Drawers--37
Shirts--36[?]
Jackets--9
Socks--9
Caps--2
Tent Fly--1
Skillets--3
Kettle--1

(Co. G) (Comment) [Roll 283]: ``Under Noah Bassett--pay for extra duty at Texas Depot in Richmond, 30 October 1863. Report to Maj. C.D. Hill, Q.M. in Richmond.'' [Identified by Polley as a member of this Company.]

(Co. G) (Comment) [Roll 285]: Ed.C. Davis, Co. G, 4th Texas, received Oct. 7, 1863 at Atlanta Ga. 1 Hat; received Sept. 2, 1863 at Atlanta Ga. [indecipherable].

(Co. G) Received at camp, 31 December 1863, 1st Lt. T[Tom].C. Buffington, cmd., Co. G [Roll 284]:

Pr. Pants--12
Shirts--3
Blankets--4
Jackets--10
Pr. Shoes--6
Pr. Drawers--2
Tent fly--1
Woolen Shirt--1

(Co. H) Received by 2nd Lt. Ben. Reynolds (killed July 2, 1863), 31 March 1863 [Roll 291]:

Bell Tents @ --4 Blanket @ 3.50--1
Sets Poles--4 Caps & Covers @ 2.00--6
Axe and Helve--1 Pr. Socks @ .75--23
Axe Scabbard--1 Pr. Socks @ 1.00--9
Pr. Pants @ 8.00--38 Pr. Drawers @ 1.00--16
Pr. Pants @ 10.00--2 Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--8
Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--23 Shirts @ 2.50--3
Pr. Shoes @ 8.00--1 Shirts @ 1.00--7
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--10

(Co. H) Received by Lt. J. Syd Spivey, Co. H, 31 December 1863 [Roll 292]:

Pr. Pants--10 Tent Fly--1
Shirts--2 Wool Shirt--1
Blankets--3
Pr. Shoes--2
Pr. Drawers--2

(Co. I) Received Camp, 4th Texas, 31 March 1863, Mat. Beasley [Roll 283]:

Bell Tents--2
Sets Poles--2
Axe & Scabbard--1
Pr. Socks--24
Blanket--1
Pr. Shoes--29[?]
Caps & Covers @ 2.00--3
Pr. Pants @ 8.00--26
Shirts @ 2.50--7
Drawers @ 1.25 & 1.00--14

(Co. I) Received by Lt. J.B. Loughridge, cmd. Co. I, 30 June 1863 [Roll 288]:

Pr. Pants @ 10.00--31 Pr. Socks @ 1.00--13
Pr. Pants @ 7.50--4 Shirts @ 1.50--4
Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--7 Shirts @ 2.25--5
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--4 Blanket--1
Pr. Shoes @ 1.50--26
Pr. Shoes @ 4.85--11

(Co. I) Received by Lt. J.B. Loughridge, cmd. Co. I, August 10, 1863 [Roll 288]:

Shoes @ 1.50--3 Drawers @ 2.00--19 Skillets--3
Shoes @ 10.00--3 Drawers @ 1.25--3 Kettle--1
Shoes @ 7.50--4 Drawers @ 2.50--12
Shoes @ 2.10--1 Shirts @ 1.25--9
Boots--1 Shirts @ 1.87--6
Pants @ 11.00--8 Jackets--9
Pants @ 12.00--13 Socks--12
Pants @ 11.00--25 Fly Tents--1

(Co. I) M. [Mat.] Beasley, Co. I, 31 December 1863 [Roll 283]:

Axe--1
Shirts--2
Blankets--2
Jackets--7
Prs. Pants--9
Prs. Shoes--3
Pr. Drawers--2
Wool Shirt--1
Flys--2

(Co. K) Received 31 March 1863 for Co. K. w/ papers of W.L. Durden [Polley--``Derden''], 1st Lt., Co. K., acting cmd. Co. D [Roll 285]:

Pr. Pants @ 8.00--41 Blanket @ 3.50--1
Pr. Pants @ 10.00--2 Jacket @ 12.00--1
Pr. Shoes @ 5.00--18 Pr. Drawers @ 1.00--21
Pr. Shoes @ 8.00--2 Pr. Drawers @ 1.25--6
Pr. Shoes @ 4.50--4 Shirts @ 2.50--3
Pr. Shoes @ 6.00--15 Shirts @ 1.00--10
Pr. Socks @ .75--22 Caps & Covers @ 2.00--3
Pr. Socks @ 1.00--6
Overcoat @ 18.00--1

(Co. K) Received by Capt. Wm. H. Martin, Co. K, 10 August 1863 [Roll 289]:

Shoes--29
Pants--35
Drawers--43
Shirts--44
Jackets--17
Socks--12
Skillet--1
Axe--1
Tent Fly--1

(Co. K) Received by Capt. Wm. H. Martin, Co. K, 1 October 1863 at Chattanooga [Roll 289]:

Axe--1 Pr. Shoes--4
Cotton Shirts--2 Drawers--2
Woolen Shirts--1 Tent Fly--1
Blankets--3 Cap--1
Jackets--13
Pr. Pants--10

(Comment) ``Pvt. Thomas Seargent was courier to Gen. Hood since March 1863. Age 20 in 1865. Also, courier to Gen. Chas. Field in 1864. Appointed cadet in March 1865 and assigned to Trans-Mississippi, Edgar's Battery, Fountain's Battn. of Art. Seargent's horse was killed by hard use on or about July 10, 1863--described as `iron grey.'''


1864

(Regiment) Capt. Joseph D. Wade, A.Q.M.: List of articles manf. by a detail of shoemakers from 4th Texas Regt. in 1st Qrt. 1864 [Roll 292]:

Shoes--259 pair
Boots--22 pair

``While in Dept. of Tenn. during the 1st Qrt. 1864 the Command was suffering severely for the want of shoes. I purchased and obtained Green cow hides & sheep skins and exchanged them for leather out of which I manf. shoes.

--J.D. Wade, A.Q.M.''

(Regiment) Received at Cobham Sta., Va. this the 30th day of April 1864 [Roll 283]:

Muskets cal. .69--11
Bayonets--11
Bayonet Scabbards--11
Cartridge Boxes--10
Cap Pouches--9
Waist Belts--9
Shoulder Belts--10
Cartridges cal. .69--365

--J.P. Bane, Lt. Col., Cmd.''

(Regiment) Received at various times and places during the month of May 1864 from Sgt. Y.T. Cross, ast. ord. off. Gregg's Brigade, the following Ordnance & Ord. Stores [Roll 283]:

Small Arms, cal. .57 or .58--20
Bayonets--16
Cartridge Boxes--14
Cartridge Box Belts--11
Waist Belts--12
Cap Pouches--13
Bayonet Scabbards--29
Cartridges--12,367

--J.P. Bane, Lt. Col., Cmd.

(Regiment) Similar list for June 1864 and received by Lt. Col. J.P. Bane, cmd 4th Texas [Roll 283].

(Co. A) Received by 1st Lt. H.M. Merchant, Cmd. Co. A, 31 March 1864 [Roll 289]:

Shoes--39
Socks--2
Jackets--7
Pants--10
Shirts--4
Drawers--14
Blankets--13
Overcoats--5

(Co. A) Received by 1st Lt. G.E. Lynch, Co. A, Chaffins Bluff, Va., 30 June 1864 [Roll 289]:

Jackets--13
Pants--30
Shirts--25
Drawers--[?] } Co. had 23 men
Shoes--18
Socks--9

(Co. A) Received by 1st Lt. G.E. Lynch, Co. A, 31 August 1864 [Roll 288]:

Jacket--4
Pants--4
Shoes--8

(Co. B) Turned in by J.T. McLaurin, Co. B, January 21, 1864 [Roll 289]:

3 Enfield rifles cal. 57 (damaged)
1 Springfield rifle

(Co. B) Received by J.T. McLaurin, Co. B, 31 March 1864 [Roll 289]:

Shoes--31
Socks--3
Pants--9
Jackets--6
Shirts--4
Drawers--12
Blankets--10
Over coats--3

(Co. B) Capt. J.T. McLaurin, Co. B, received Richmond Ord. Store House, April 30, 1864:

1 mess tin & cover @ 1.50

(Co. B) Received by Capt. J. T. McLaurin, Co. B, at Richmond, Va., 27 June 1864 [Roll 289]:

20 knapsacks & mess tins

(Co. B) Received Chaffins Bluff, Va., 30 June 1864, by 2nd Lt. Wm. F. Ford, cmd. Co. B [Roll 285]:

Jackets--10
Pants--31
Shirts--23
Drawers--24
Shoes--16
Socks--10

(Co. B) Same place and date:

Jackets--9
Pants--29
Shirts--22
Drawers--24
Shoes--23
Socks--10

(Co. B) Received by 2nd Lt. Wm. F. Ford, in the field, 31 August 1864 [Roll 285]:

Jackets--2
Pants--4
Shoes--7

(Co. B) Received by 2nd Lt. Wm. F. Ford, Richmond, Va., 4 qrt. 1864 [Roll 286]:

Pants--32
Jackets--32
Shirts--64
Wool Shirts--32
Drawers--64
Shoes--32
Socks--64
Blankets--32

(Co. B) (Comment) ``Jno. T. Price, Lt., Co. B, lists 28 men in company, 4th Qrt. 1864.'' [Roll 290].

(Co. B) (Comment) ``Wm. Ford was a Sgt.--exc. letter about his services at several battles--captured at Gettysburg, escaped from Ft. Delaware.''

(Co. C) Received at Gordonsville, Va., May 20, 1864 [Roll 283]:

Knapsack--1
Canteen & Strap--1 } Lt. Barziza
Haversack--1

(Co. C) Received by Capt. M.[L.] Livingston, cmd. Co. C, at camp, 30 June 1864 [Roll 288]:

Jackets--8
Pants--24
Shirts--25
Drawers--24
Shoes--17
Socks--9

(Co. C) Received by Capt. M.[L.] Livingston, cmd. Co. C, 31 August 1864 [Roll 288]:

Jackets--2
Pants--2
Shoes--4

(Co. D) Received, Richmond Arsenal, Ordnance Store House, April 30, 1864, of Capt. O.W. Edwards, Military Stores Keeper [Roll 286]:

Mess Tin & Cover @ 1.50--1
Haversack @ 3.00--1 } R.M. Frank, 2nd Lt.
Sword @ 20.00--1

(Co. D) Received by 2nd Lt. Eli Park, Co. F., for Co. D [Roll 290]:

Jackets--18
Pants--25
Shirts--33
Shoes--24
Socks--11
Axe--1
Wool Shirt--1

(Co. E) Received by Capt. T.J. Selman, Co. E, 31 March 1864 [Roll 291]:

Shoes--42
Socks--3
Shirts--4
Pants--8
Jackets--4
Blankets--8
Drawers--13

(Co. E) Received by Lt. J.B. Boyd, cmd. Co. E, 4th Texas, near Caffins Farm, Va. (Winkler Col., n.d., prob. '64) [Roll 284]:

Strength of Co. 18 men

Jackets--18
Pants--18
Shirts--18
Drawers--18
Socks--18
Blankets--18

(Co. E) Received by Lt. J.B. Boyd, cmd. Co. E, 3rd Qtr. 1864, 31 August 1864 [Roll 284]:

Pants--4
Shoes--4

(Co. F) Received by 2nd Lt. Eli Park, Co. F., 31 March 1864 [Roll 290]:

Shoes--19
Socks--2
Pants--10
Shirts--4
Jackets--7
Drawers--13
Blankets--10
Overcoats--1

Received same date:

Shoes--46 Shirts--4
Socks--2 Drawers--21
Jackets--9 Blankets--14
Pants--14 Overcoats--4

(Co. F.) Received by 2nd Lt. Eli Park, Co. F., 30 June 1864 [Roll 290]:

Jackets--4
Pants--30
Shirts--20
Drawers--28
Shoes--20
Socks--10
Axe--1

(Co. F) Received by 1st Lt. H. Brahan, Co. F, 4th Texas, 4th Qtr. 1864 [Roll 284]:

Pants--23
Jackets--23
Shirts--46
Wool Shirts--23
Drawers--46
Shoes--23
Socks--46
Blankets--23

(Co. F) Received by R.T. Crigler, Lt. cmd. Co. F, 31 December 1864 [Roll 285]:

Blankets--3
Axe--1
Jackets--7
Cap--1
Pr. Shoes--2
Pr. Pants--12
Pr. Drawers--2
Shirts--2
Tent Fly--1
Woolen Shirts--11

(Co. I) Received at Camp, 4th Texas, 31 March 1863, Mat Beasley [Roll 283]:

Shoes--32
Socks--2
Shirts--3
Jackets--5
Pants--7
Drawers--13

(Co. G) Received: 31 March 1864, 1st Lt. T[Tom].C. Buffington, cmd. Co. G 4th [Roll 284]:

Pr. Shoes--48
Pr. Socks--1
Shirts--4
Pants--10
Jackets--6
Drawers--15
Blankets--11
Over coats--2

(full requisition)

(Co. G)(Comment) ``Pvt. Wm. A. Martin, charged for 1 bayonet & scabbard, March 1864.''

(Co. G) Requisition by Capt. T[Tom].C. Buffington, Co. G, 4th Texas. [No date.] Camp near Caffins [sic] Farm, Va., C.M. Winkler, Lt. Col., cmd. [Roll 284]:

Strength of Co. 29 men

Jackets--29
Pants--29
Shoes--29
Drawers--29
Socks--29
Blankets--29

(Co. G) Received by Capt. T[Tom].C. Buffington 'in the Field,' 31 August 1864, Winkler, Lt. Col. [Roll 284]:

Pants--8
Shoes--8

(Co. H) Received by Capt. James T. Hunter, cmd. Co. H, 31 March 1864 [Roll 287]:

Shoes--306
Socks--1
Shirts--3
Jackets--6
Pants--7
Blankets--10
Overcoats--4
Drawers--13

(Co. H) Received by Lt. J. Syd Spivey, Co. H, Chaffin's Bluff, Va., 30 June 1864 [Roll 292]:

Jackets--13
Pants--39
Shirts--32
Drawers--38
Shoes--21
Socks--11

(Co. H) Received by Lt. J. Syd Spivey, Co. H, 31 August 1864 [Roll 292]:

24 Men in Company--4 Qrt. '64

Pants--5
Shoes--7

(Co. K) Received January 1864 by Capt. Wm. H. Martin, Co. K [Roll 289]:

Jackets--3
Pr. Pants--3
Pr. Drawers--3
Shirts--3
Pr. Socks--3

(Co. K) Received by N.J. Mills [not listed by Polley], Lt. cmd. Co. K [Roll 289]:

Shoes--31
Socks--3
Shirts--4
Jackets--5
Pants--9
Drawers--16
Blankets--12
Over Coats--3
Tent Fly--1

(Co. K) Received by Lt. J.B. Boyd, cmd. Co. E & K, for Co. K, near Chaffins Farm [no date--however, Co. B cmd. identified the date of this camp as June 30, 1864][Roll 284]:

Strength 23 men

Jackets--23
Pants--23
Shirts--23
Drawers--23
Socks--23
Blankets--23

(Co. K) Received by N.J. Mills [not listed by Polley], Lt. cmd. Co. K, 30 June 1864 [Roll 289]:

Jackets--13
Pants--34
Shoes--41
Drawers--41
Shoes--38
Socks--10
Axe--1

(Co. K) Received J.B. Boyd, cmd. Co. K, 31 August 1864 [Roll 284]:

Jackets--4
Pants--2
Shoes--5

(Co. K) Received by Capt. Wm. H. Martin, cmd. Co. K, 21 September 1864, Richmond, Va. [Roll 289]:

Jackets--2
Pr. Pants--2
Pr. Shoes--2
Pr. Socks--2
Shirts--2
Blankets--2
Pr. Drawers--2

(Comment) (No Company designated) List by Co. of [indecipherable word] issued in field, 31 August 1864 [Roll 292]:

Total 16 jackets 59 shoes
. 42 pants


1865

(Co. B) (Comment) Letter from Wm. Ford, dated Mar. 19, 1865, also signed by 2 other 4th Texas officers, inquiring about his proposal to raise a negro regiment to be comprised of negros of Va. and to be made H.Q. at Salisbury N.C. [Roll 286].

END

Compliments to Joseph Benjamin Polley, Esq., Hood's Texas Brigade, Morningside Bookshop, Dayton, O., 1976. [Private Polley served in Co. F, 4th Texas. He lost his foot during the Brigade's last charge at Darbytown Road, October 7, 1864; where stated General Lee, ``The Texas Brigade is always ready.'']

Source: National Archives
Compiled by: Earl ``Jay'' Coates
Edited by: Kevin Kilcommons