(1837 - 1905)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
Originally from Ohio, he went to Texas in 1858. He mustered in New Orleans as Private in Company A, First Texas Infantry on 16 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded severely in the neck and hand in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was detailed to the Texas Iron Works by April 1864.
After the War
He was a miller. Listing his residence as Avinger, TX, he entered the Confederate Home in Austin on 10 February 1898 and lived there for most of the rest of his life.
References & notes
1837 in OH
09/26/1905; Austin, TX; burial in Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142 - 143 [AotW citation 1417]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 16 [AotW citation 20844]