(1842 - 1919)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He enlisted in Company M, First Texas Infantry when they organized in Trinity County, and mustered for Confederate service as Private on 5 May 1862 at Sumpter, TX.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded in the thigh in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for disability and returned to Texas, where he served on the frontier in Captain Philpott's Company (Texas Frontier Organization).
After the War
He had a cattle ranch near Groveton in Trinity County, TX.
References & notes
06/26/1842; Huntsville, Walker County, TX
02/20/1919; Sorora, TX; burial in Sumpter Cemetery, Groveton, TX
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143 [AotW citation 1596]
2 Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 86 [AotW citation 21086]