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9th Texas Infantry Regiment is a member of the Red River Battalion and one of the oldest reenacting groups in the South. With more than 40 active members, the 9th Texas forms Company F of the Red River Battalion at many major western theater events. Emphasis is placed on properly representing and experiencing life as a soldier in the 1860s. We pay close attention to clothing, lifestyles and military drill. If you are a male, age 16 or older, we would like to talk with you about joining our band of brothers. Fill out and mail an Enlistment Form or email our recruiter.
The Ninth Texas fiercly opposed Sherman in the Atlanta campaign. Since May, fighting almost daily, we have had sixteen killed, thirty-nine wounded, and one man captured. One of the casualties was General Ector, who was wounded and lost his leg. Colonel Young was promoted to brigadier general and brigade command.
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History of the 9th Texas
The 9th Texas Infantry Regiment was mustered into service on December 1, 1861, at Camp Rusk, Lamar County, Texas. The initial organization consisted of men from the counties of Collin, Fannin, Grayson, Hopkins,Lamar, Red River, and Titus. The first commander was Colonel Sam B. Maxey. The 9th Texas served initially in the Army of the Mississippi, and subsequently in the Army of Tennessee. Participation in major battles included Shiloh, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, the Atlanta Campaign, Allatoona, Nashville, and Spanish Fort. Having fought for four consecutive years, the unit was paroled on May 11, 1865.
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Visitors Since 2/25/01ed River Battalion Dallas Ft. Worth reenactors reenacting Civil War American Texas History Ector's Chubs Events ACW The 9th Texas Infantry is a reenacting group dedicated to the realistic depiction of Confederate troops in the Red River Battalion in the American