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Confederate (CSV)


Austin W. Jones

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 19, he enlisted in Company L, First Texas Infantry on 11 April 1862 in Galveston.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was exchanged in November 1862. He was left behind with the wounded and captured at Gettysburg, PA on 5 July 1863 and exchanged in March 1864.

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.


c. 1843


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143  [AotW citation 1574]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 81  [AotW citation 21046]