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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Thomas A. Boone

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company I, First Texas Infantry on 22 March 1862 in Alto, TX.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the foot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured at Bunker Hill, VA on 20 July 1863 and at Chickamauga, GA on 19 September.

After the War

He died of tuberculosis contracted during the War, date not given.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2 Sharpsburg wound detail from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862.

Death

Date not known Alto, TX

Notes

1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1532]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 66  [AotW citation 21000]