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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel J. Woodward

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered in New Orleans as Private in Company B, First Texas Infantry on 16 May 1861. He was assigned to the Litter Corps in Summer 1862.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the head in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864 and captured in action at the Darbytown and New Market Roads near Petersburg, VA on 7 October 1864. He was a prisoner until released on 13 May 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2 Wound detail from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862.


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1428]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 24  [AotW citation 20867]