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Confederate (CSV)


H. C. McCoy

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private in Company D, First Texas Infantry on 6 June 1861 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to First Corporal, date not given, and reported absent without leave and presumed to have deserted on 18 April 1864.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1454]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 35  [AotW citation 20884]