(1837 - 1896)
Home State: Texas
Education: Virginia Military Institute
Branch of Service: Staff
Unit: Hood's Division
He was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute for just over two years (1856-58), but left without graduating due to ill health. He was a Captain in the Texas State Guard (Texas Mounted Rangers) 1859-61, and was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Texas Infantry on 1 July 1861. He was acting ADC and Ordnance Officer (OO) to General Hood from May 1862.
On the Campaign
From General Hood's Report:
Too much cannot be said of the members of my staff ... Lieut. D. L. Sublett, acting division ordnance officer, was prompt in bringing forward ammunition, and otherwise efficiently performed the duties pertaining to his department.
The rest of the War
He was assigned as OO to General Robertson in November 1862. He was commissioned Captain and Ordnance Officer to General Hood on 1 March 1864, and was later OO to Generals S.D. Lee, D.H. Hill and A.P. Stewart in the Army of Tennessee.
After the War
He worked for the US Government surveying battlefields around Richmond and Petersburg, VA, was a mining engineer in Virginia and Kentucky, then was in real estate in Chattanooga, TN.
References & notes
06/22/1837; Huguenot Center, Powhatan County, VA
03/24/1896; Chattanooga, TN; burial in St. Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Fine Creek Mills, VA