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Confederate (CSV)


William Zimmer

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Galveston as Private, Company L, First Texas Infantry on 12 April 1862, age 23. He was promoted to Corporal on 5 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Davis,1 who has him wounded at Sharpsburg, and Simpson.2


c. 1839


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143  [AotW citation 1585]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 84  [AotW citation 21070]