(1836 - 1907)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He arrived in Anderson County, TX from his childhood home of Scott County, MS with his family between 1850 and 1860. He mustered as Private in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 24 June 1861 in New Orleans.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded in the chest in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 12 April 1865.
References & notes
01/06/1836 in MS
06/20/1907; Anderson County, TX; burial in Olive Branch Cemetery, Brushy Creek, TX
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142 [AotW citation 1518]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 60 [AotW citation 20968]