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Confederate (CSV)


J. D. Campbell

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E, First Texas Infantry on 20 April 1861 in New Orleans.

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 accidentally wounded in camp on 21 February 1863 and wounded in the arm and chest at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863, and captured at Cashtown, PA on 4 or 5 July. He was exchanged from the Chester, PA hospital on 20 August 1863.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2 Sharpsburg wound detail from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862. Gettysburg details from the Buseys.3


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1465]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 40  [AotW citation 20902]

3   Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 1417  [AotW citation 20903]