(1835 - 1916)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
From Cannon County, TN, he moved with his family to Anderson County, TX before 1860. He mustered as Private in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 24 June 1861 in New Orleans.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the head in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was held at Fort Delaware and paroled there on 9 June 1865.
After the War
He was appointed postmaster at Brushy Creek, Anderson County on 23 December 1873.
References & notes
12/15/1835 in TN
12/13/1916; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, TX
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142 [AotW citation 1512]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 59 [AotW citation 20966]