Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He mustered as Private in Company E, First Texas Infantry on 6 June 1861 in New Orleans. He was elected Lieutenant on 18 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 while in command of his Company.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Captain of the Company on 18 October 1862. He was wounded again, at the Wilderness on 6 May 1864, and retired for disability on a Surgeons Certificate on 24 November 1864.
References & notes
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142 [AotW citation 1478]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 39 [AotW citation 20895]