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Confederate (CSV)


Perry Runnels

(? - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private in Company F, First Texas Infantry on 28 May 1861 in New Orleans. He was promoted to 2nd Sergeant on 13 March 1862 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Davis,1 who has him as J.P. Runnels, and Simpson.2


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1486]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 45  [AotW citation 20928]