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Confederate (CSV)


John Cone


(? - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private in Company G, First Texas Infantry on 23 June 1861 at Palestine, TX.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Simpson,1 who has him as wounded and captured at Sharpsburg with no further record. Polley2 says he was killed outright.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, Pg. 51  [AotW citation 1494]

2   Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pg. 309  [AotW citation 20947]