Jacob HemphillHome State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Texas Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company H.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Polley1. Roster has: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug. 30, 1862): W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): Prom., 3Cpl.: W. (arm), Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Prom., lSgt.: W., White Oak Swamp (Aug.16, 1864): Granted wound furlough, Sept., 1864: Received Tex. Medal for bravery, Feb., 1865: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).
1 Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pp. 340-342 [AotW citation 2556]
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