(1830 - 1914)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
In 1850 he was a resident of Lafayette, Ouachita County, Arkansas, and was in Anderson County, TX by 1860. He mustered as 1st Corporal in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 24 June 1861 in New Orleans. He was reduced to Private, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded in both thighs and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 10-11 October 1862, then transferred to Baltimore; paroled, date not given. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant, date not given. He was wounded again, at Chaffin's Farm, VA on 29 September 1864 and was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 12 April 1865.
After the War
He was living in Union County, Arkansas by 1870.
References & notes
03/28/1830; Fayette, AL
11/25/1914; Union County, AR
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142 [AotW citation 1519]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 57 [AotW citation 20970]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #843 [AotW citation 20969]