(1834 - 1863)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He mustered as First Sergeant in Company G, First Texas Infantry on 23 June 1861 at Palestine, TX. He was on recruiting duty in Texas from February to April 1862 and was elected 3rd Lieutenant on 20 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the knee in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died in a Richmond hospital on 4 April 1863.
References & notes
1834 in TN
04/04/1863; Richmond, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142 [AotW citation 1507]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 50 [AotW citation 20941]