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Confederate (CSV)


Henry J. Epperson

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company A, First Texas Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the hip in action and captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 10-11 October 1862. He was captured again, at Gerardstown, VA on 19 July 1863 and held at Camp Delaware until paroled on 19 June 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2 Hospital detail from the Patient List.3 Wound detail from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862. His first name from the Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors System.


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142 - 143  [AotW citation 1421]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 17  [AotW citation 20848]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #912  [AotW citation 20901]