(c. 1842 - 1865)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
Age 20, he enlisted in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 20 March 1862 at Kickapoo, TX.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the hip in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and held at Fort Delaware. He died there of an inflammation of the lungs on 14 April 1865.
References & notes
04/14/1865; Fort Delaware, DE; burial in Finn's Point National Cemetery, Pennsville, NJ
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142 [AotW citation 1523]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 61 [AotW citation 20978]
3 Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pg. 311 [AotW citation 20979]
4 Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 1419 [AotW citation 20980]