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Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Texas, National Archives Microfilm Publication No. 323, Roll 210; Official Records, series 1, vol. 26, part 2, p. 246, series 1, vol. 50, part 2, p. 333; Johnson, A History of Texas and Texans, vol. 3, p. 1292; Oran M. Roberts, "Texas," in Clement A. Evans, ed., Confederate Military History, (12 vols., Atlanta: Confederate Publishing Company, 1899), vol. 11, pp. 380-383; Mamie Yeary, Reminiscences of the Boys in Gray 1861-1865 (1912. Reprint. Dayton, Ohio: Morningside, 1986), pp. 174-175. After A. H. Davidson's death, Ragsdale took over command of the battalion, thereby giving it the name by which it is now known, Ragsdale's Battalion.