John TarkingtonHome 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 captured in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Polley1. Roster has: POW, Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): Confined at Ft. McHenry, Md.: Exchanged: W., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): W., Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Detailed as a wagon guard, Nov. 1864.
1 Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pp. 342-345 [AotW citation 2566]
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