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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Richard Butler

(c. 1845 - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company G, First Texas Infantry on 31 March 1862, age 17.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2

Birth

c. 1845

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1492]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 51  [AotW citation 20946]