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Texas 7th Infantry, Company D (Confederate)

6/15/61

Organized - Texas 7th Infantry, Company D - Texas

5/12/63

Battle - Raymond - Hinds County, Mississippi

Raymond
Raymond

On May 12th, 1863, after days of hard marching towards Jackson, Mississippi, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant fought to secure the crossings of Fourteenmile Creek southwest of Raymond, which would provide a vital water source for his men and animals and serve as a staging area for a strike on the Confederate rail supply line between Clinton and Edwards, Mississippi. Cutting the railroad here would cut off supplies to Grant's ultimate goal, the Mississippi River city of Vicksburg 30 miles to the west. At around…READ MORE

4/9/65

Mustered Out - Texas 7th Infantry, Company D - Texas

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