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Confederate (CSV)


Eldridge Franklin Ezell

(1838 - 1910)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 24 June 1861 in New Orleans. He was promoted to 2nd Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, with no further record.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson,2 who has him as Eldred F. Ezell. Wound detail from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862. Personal information from family genealogists.


11/14/1838; Graves County, KY


11/12/1910; Cherokee County, TX


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1513]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 59  [AotW citation 20960]