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Confederate (CSV)


William Hoskins

(c. 1844 - ?)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at age 18 in Company L, First Texas Infantry on 11 April 1862 in Galveston, TX.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 10 and 11 October then sent on to Baltimore. He was exchanged and returned to duty, dates not given. He was left behind with the wounded and captured 5 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. He was again exchanged and returned, date not given, and was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 12 April 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2 Sharpsburg wound detail from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862 (as W. Haskins). Hospital detail from the Patient List.3


c. 1844


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143  [AotW citation 1572]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 81  [AotW citation 21045]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #836  [AotW citation 21047]