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Department of Texas
The Department of Texas was a military department of the United States Army that existed from 1850 to 1861, and again from 1865 to 1866, from 1870 to 1913 and during the First World War. It was subordinate to the Military Division of the Missouri.
- First creation
- Brevet Major General Persifor Frazer Smith, 1850 to 1856.
- Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston, April 1, 1856, to May 18, 1857.
- Brevet Major General David E. Twiggs, May 18, 1857, to February 19, 1861.
- Lt. Colonel Washington Seawell, December 10, 1859, to February 6, 1860. (Temporary or Acting)
- Colonel Robert E. Lee, February 6, 1860, to December 12, 1860. (Temporary or Acting)
- Colonel Carlos A. Waite, February 19th of 1861 to April 23, 1861 when the officers of the U.S. Army's Department of Texas are all taken as prisoners-of-war at the department's headquarters in San Antonio, Texas.
- Second creation
- Third creation
...Brigadier General Christopher C. Augur, November 1871 to March 1875
- Brigadier General Edward Ord, April 11, 1875 to December 6, 1880
- Colonel David S. Stanley, December 7, 1880, to January 3, 1881
- Brigadier General Christopher Columbus Augur, January 2, 1881 to October 31, 1883
- Brigadier General Ranald S. Mackenzie, November 1 to Dec. 19, 1883
- Fourth creation