Muster Roll of Captain D. M. Short

        This company became Company E, 3rd Regiment Texas Calvary, and was reorganized in May 1862.  It was also known as the South Kansas Texas Regiment of Cavalry and the South Kansas Regiment of Mounted Volunteers.


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Captain D. M. Short's Company Mounted Infantry
Shelby County Texas
Confederate States of America - Civil War

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  Name Rank Age Equipment Furnished
1. D. M. Short Captain 38 Sword & 2 Horses
2. P. B. Word 1st Lieutenant 22 Sword & 1 Horse
3. J.H. Truth 2nd Lieutenant 31 Sword & 1 Horse
4. Dr. J.H. Clardy Surgeon 34 1 Navy Pistol & 1 Horse
5. I. Q. H. Stewart 1st Sergeant 23 1 Navy Pistol & 1 Horse
6. A.W. Brown 2nd Sergeant 35 1 Horse
7. J. B. Stovall 3rd Sergeant 28 1 Horse
8. Charles Ashton 4th Sergeant 26 1 Horse & 1 Double Gun
9. S.G. Polk 1st Corporal 26 1 Horse
10. James McCrackan 2nd Corporal 20 1 Horse
11. N.E. Etherage 3rd  Corporal 23 1 Horse
12. R.W. Bouland 4th Corporal 23 1 Horse 7 1 Double Gun
13. M. McClanahan Musician 23 1 Horse & 1 Pair Holsters

The balance of the Mounted Infantry were all private and furnished their own horse except ones noted:

  Name Age Equipment Furnished
14. W.C.Adams 21 1 Horse
15. Mike Askton 20  
16. W.M. Anderson 21  
17. O.C.Anderson 23  
18. William Burns 18  
19. Ashua Butler 45  
20. Robert Bolling 23  
21. James O. Bevil 25  
22. W.A.Bollng 23 1 Double Gun
23. Charles A. Bolton 25  
24. E.C.Baker 21  
25. William Burton 29  
26. J. M.Bolton 23  
27. J. E.Burns 19  
28. G.H. Brown 23  
29. Felix Butler 21  
30. T.J. Crump 33  
31. Robert J. Crump 21  
32. A.P. Cartwright 21 1 Pistol
33. W.H. Darnell 27  
34. J. R. M. Donnell 20  
35. James Etheridge 21  
36. H. T. Estes 22  
37. H. Fletcher 23  
38. William Glass 27  
39. H. Hanks 25  
40. C.C. S.A. Hanks 19  
41. J. C. Isabell 24  
42. Franklin Isabell 22  
43. John E. Myrick 23 1 Six Shot
44. William Mays 37  
45. Thomas Mills 23 1 Bowie Knife
46. E. McLamore 20  
47. C.H. Matlock 20  
48. R.W. Murphy 22  
49. W.W. Nethery 21  
50. K. Nicholson 24 1 Pair Holsters
51. J. M. Nobles 21  
52. D.R. Owens 18  
53. J.C. Pritchett 28  
54. W.B. Parham 20  
55. James Price 22  
56. A. N. Poor 20  
57. John M. Paul 26  
58. James W. Pitman 28  
59. Charles H. Richards 28 2 Pistols
60. Joseph Reeder 22  
61. E.H. Roberts 25 1 Pistol
62. William Redditt 41 1 B. D. ?
63. E.R. Ross 23  
64. James Roddy 27  
65. E.S. Suezy 17  
66. James Lemmons 21 2 Pistols
67. A. G. Turner 19 5 S. P. ?
68. Missing - -
69. H. Sherman 28  
70. Noel Thomas 18  
71. J.D. Thomas 19  
72. James M. Truitt 21  
73. N.D. Walling 45 1 D.G.? & Pistol
74. Washington Wiggins ? 5 S.I.?
75. Lebi Wimberly 21  
76. W.Walton 20  
77. A.C. Wollem 27  
78. W. V. Myrick 21  
79. P. Wheeler 22  
80. J.W. Wollem 23  
81. J.S. Evans 40  
82. W.M. Nethery 28  
83. F.H. Tucker 28  
84. James Johnson 18  
85. Mark Yates 19 1 N.I.S. ?
86. J.H. Rawls 26 1 N.I.S. ?
87. Henry J.Hail 28 1 Double Gun
88. L.F. Casey 22 1 B.D. ?
89. W.J. Ragland 23  
90. A.W.O. Hicks 40  
91. R.F. Powell 45  
92. W.L. Jackson 41  
93. James Archer 28  
94. B.E. Smith 29  
95. L.H. McBride 30  
96. L.C. Hooper 31  
97. Jesse W.Fuller 25  

        I, D.M. Short, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing list contains the names of the persons enrolled by me on the 23rd day of May 1861 as a company of mounted men, rank and file.

                                                                                                D.M. Short, Captain & Enrolling Officer
                                                                                                Shelbyville, Shelby County, Texas


The following  is transcribed from a hand written document by D. M. Short


By virtue of a requisition made upon me by ? L. F. Casey, Acting as agent of Major S. Hart, 2n Mc?? C.S. A. for the purchase of supplies and cotton for the C.S. Government predicated upon ??? order (No. 29) dated February 19th 1863 issued by Major General MacGruder requiring 8 enrolling officers to detail conscripts for certain purpose- the undersigned have this date detailed the following persons as teamsters for the transportation all of whom where mustered into the service of the confederate service on this 8th day of June 1863 except Jacob Elliott who was sworn into the service on the 25th of May 1863. John A. Burrow on the 11th of May 1863.
Name Age Height Eyes Hair Native
Thomas R. Bounds 34 6' Gray Brown  Tennessee
F.P. Boucher 38 6' 2" Cat eye?  Brown Alabama
Jas. J. McClelland  38 6' Blue Brown S.C.
Charles C. Jones 18 6' Blue Dark Tennessee
John P. Lout 18 5' 6-1/2" Blue Dark Tennessee
John A. Burrow 36 5' 7" Blue Light Tennessee
Jacob Elliot 38 5' 1" Blue Dark Tennessee

on the 15th mustered in & detailed on the same day and by virtue of the same authority as assistant to the said Casey for the purchase of Cotton John W Turner, 18, 5' 7" ht. eyes, blue hair dark and complexion ditto a  native of ???? enrolled in Shelby County.

                                                                                                           /s/D. M. Short
                                                                                                               Enrolling Office of
                                                                                                               Shelby County

 

Note:  There was no punctuation in the above document.  Some were added for clarity.


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