12th Infantry


J. W. Hawes of Freestone Co. TX  served in this Infantry Regiment. I noticed it was not listed. I am forwarding what I found as I noticed this unit is not in the listing. Thank you for all your hard work. I really am grateful for the information I find.

Submitted by: Bobi4kids1@aol.com


The 12th Texas Confederate Infantry Regiment (also known as the 8th Infantry Regiment and Young's Regiment) was organized in early 1862 and surrendered in May 1865.


Regimental Field and Staff

Original Regimental Officers:

Other Regimental Officers:

Regimental Journal


  1. The War of the Rebellion, 128 vols.

  2. Amman, William. Personnel of the Civil War. 2 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1961.

  3. Sifakis, Stewart, Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Texas

Original Journal by: Kevin Martin