J. M. AlexanderHome State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Texas Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Polley1. Roster has: Orig. Pvt. in Co.: Elect., 3Lt., Sept.13, 1862: W. (mouth & thighs) & POW, Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): Exchanged: Actg. Regmtl. Adj., Jan.-Apr., 1863: Prom., 2Lt., Apr.15, 1863: POW, Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): Confined at Ft. Delaware - transfd. to Johnson's Is.: Exchanged, Feb. 9, 1864: W.& POW, Darbytown Rd. (Oct. 7, 1864): Sent to Ft. Delaware, escaped enroute: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).
1 Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pp. 344-347 [AotW citation 2576]
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