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Civil War Soldiers - Wharton
|WHARTON, JOHN A., Texas.
Colonel, Eighth Texas Cavalry, June 13, 1862.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., November 18, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., November 10, 1862.
Brigade composed of the Eighth Texas, Second and Third Georgia, the
Fourth Tennessee, the First and Third Confederate Regiments of
Cavalry, a battalion of Tennessee cavalry, and Gibson's Battery of
Light Artillery, Wheeler's Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee. At battle
of Stone River, commanding a brigade composed of Fourteenth Alabama,
First Confederate, Third Confederate, Second Georgia, Third Georgia,
Second Tennessee, Fourth Tennessee, Tennessee Battalion, Eighth Texas,
and White's Tennessee Battery, Wheeler's Corps, Army of Tennessee.
March, 1864, commanding a division in E. Kirby Smith's Army, opposing
General Banks' Red River expedition, composed of brigades of Generals
Bee, Major and Bagby. Commanding division in Wheeler's Cavalry Corps,
in Army of Tennessee.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898