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Confederate (CSV)


Charles B. Halleck

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 23, 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. He was on recruiting duty in Texas from February to April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He deserted to the enemy, date not given. He was thought to have served as a Captain and Subsistence officer in the Federal Sixth Army Corps.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2


c. 1838


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143  [AotW citation 1570]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 80  [AotW citation 21042]