Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He enlisted when the Company was organized in Galveston County, TX, and mustered with them as Private, Company L, First Texas Infantry for Confederate service on 30 August 1861 near Manassas, VA. He was appointed Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant on 15 October and was detached to the Quartermaster's Depot in Richmond, VA on April 1862.
On the Campaign
From General Hood's Report:
I would be wrong in not acknowledging the valuable services rendered during the several engagements, in transmitting orders, of the following couriers of this command: M. M. Templeman, T. W. C. Lake, J.P. Mahoney, James Malone, W. E. Duncan, J. A. Mann, W. J. Barbee, W. G. Jesse, J. I. Haggerty, and J. H. Drake.
References & notes
Service information from Simpson.1