(1839 - 1864)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant of 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 elected First Lieutenant on 15 May 1862 and promoted to Captain on 27 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the knee in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was killed in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864.
References & notes
08/06/1839; Linn Flat, TX
05/06/1864; the Wilderness, VA; burial in Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143 [AotW citation 1552]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 72 [AotW citation 21015]