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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joshua Boon

(? - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company M, First Texas Infantry when they organized in Trinity County, and mustered as Private for Confederate service on 5 May 1862 at Sumpter, TX.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2

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. 143  [AotW citation 1590]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 86  [AotW citation 21079]