Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He enlisted when the Company was organized in Galveston County, TX, and mustered with them as Private, Company L, First Texas Infantry for Confederate service on 30 August 1861 near Manassas, VA.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reported as a deserter soon after Sharpsburg, 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 1567]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 79 [AotW citation 21039]