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Confederate (CSV)


Z. W. Cantley


Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as 4th Corporal in Company G, First Texas Infantry on 23 June 1861 at Palestine, TX. He resigned as Corporal in May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, place and date not given.

References & notes

Service information from Davis,1 who has him as Z.A. Caully, 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 1493]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 50  [AotW citation 20940]