16th Texas Infantry Regiment
16th Texas Infantry The 16th Texas Volunteer Infantry was organized March 25, 1862, at Camp Groce, near Hempstead,
Waller County, Texas by Colonel George Flournoy (later to become Brig. General),
On May 16, 1862 the camp is disbanded and the regiment boards up railroad cars bound for Virginia Point. On May 17, 1862 the regiment arrived at Virginia Point.
July 6, 1862 the regiment is ordered to march to Little Rock, Arkansas. On May 31, 1863, the regiment saw it's first action at Perkin's Ferry. The regiment would go on to
fight at Milliken's Bend, Opelousas, Red River Campaign, Camden Expedition, Pleasant Hill, Mansfield and Jenkins Ferry. The 16th Texas Infantry was surrendered by
General Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of the Trans-Mississippi Department, on May 26, 1865.