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Confederate (CSV)


Sigismund Engelking

(1843 - 1905)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

About age 18 he enlisted in Company F, First Texas Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was left behind at Shepherdstown, VA, then on extended furlough home to Texas. He was permanently disabled and did not return to duty.

After the War

He was a schoolteacher in Millheim.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson,2 who have him as S. Engleking. Sharpsburg wound from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Eldest of 16 children, he married Anna Irene Marie Johanna Zimmerman (1851-1906/8) on 7 October 1871, and they had 9 children together.


06/09/1843; Millheim, TX


10/15/1905; Millheim, TX; burial in Engelking Cemetery, Millheim, TX


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1481]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 46  [AotW citation 20929]