William Houston Irwin
Submitted by: Sandi Hugg, Feb 8, 2008
My gggrandfather joined the Confederacy, I believe from Leon
County. His name was William Houston Irwin. Here is what
American Civil War Regiments
REGIMENT: 22nd Infantry Regiment Texas
Regiment State: Texas
Regiment Type: Infantry
Regiment Number: 22nd
Regimental Soldiers and History: List of Soldiers
22nd Texas Infantry Rgt.
Col. Richard B. Hubbard, LtCols. John J.
Canon, Elias E. Lott,
Maj. Benjamin F. Parker
The regiment was formed in the summer of 1862
using the 5th (Hubbard's) Texas Infantry Bn. and included
men from Palestine, Quitman, Livingston, Mason and Tyler. It
was assigned to O. Young's, Waul's brigade,
It fought at Young's Point and Jenkins' Ferry. It moved to
Shreveport, La. and then to Hempstead, Texas. It disbanded
prior to the June 1865 surrender.
Submitted by: John Heseltine