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Confederate (CSV)


Wesley S. Cherry

Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Texas Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862, and captured.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Polley1. Roster has: Prom., 2Lt., June 1, 1862: POW, Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): Paroled, Boonsboro, Md., Oct. 18, 1862: Prom., 1Lt., Feb.19, 1863: W., Chickamauga (Sept.19, 1863): W. (left elbow), Cold Harbor (June 5, 1864): Retired for disability, Nov.30, 1864.


1   Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pp. 332-334  [AotW citation 2496]

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