Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company K, First Texas Infantry when they organized in San Augustine County, TX in mid-1861 and mustered into Confederate service with them near Richmond, VA on 11 October 1861. He was wounded at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded in the shoulder in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 with no further military record.
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143 [AotW citation 1549]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, 74 [AotW citation 21021]