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H.W. Boyd

H.W. Boyd

Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Henry W. Boyd

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company C at Madisonville, Texas in June 1861. He was promoted to 4th Sergeant 1 December 1861, but reduced to ranks by Col. J. B. Robertson on 25 June 1862. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant of his Company on 4 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Polley1, with service dates from a Roster posted online by reenactors at Hood's Brigade. His photo and birth information from Confederate Veterans of Kentucky (1895), online from the University of Kentucky.

Birth

12/17/1838; Richmond, KY

Death

10/01/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Elmwood Cemetery Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pp. 332-334  [AotW citation 2506]