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Confederate (CSV)


G. W. McManus

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Texas in Company C, First Texas Infantry on 30 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled, date not given, and sick in hospital to at least December 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Davis,1 who says we was killed at Sharpsburg, and Simpson,2 who has him as G.W. McMannus. 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 1443]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 29  [AotW citation 20872]