Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
Age 27, he enlisted as 2nd Sergeant 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 reduced to Private in August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, at Chickamauga, GA on 19 September 1863 and was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 12 April 1865.
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143 [AotW citation 1555]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 72 [AotW citation 21017]