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Confederate (CSV)


Shadrack D. Roach


(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was listed as a 16 year old farmer in Dale County, AL in the 1850 Census, and as having been born in Georgia. He enlisted in Company M, 1st Texas Infantry and was appointed Sergeant as or before the Company was mustered into Confederate service on 5 May 1862 at Sumter, Texas.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His birth date and burial information from his grave marker on Findagrave, thanks to Karrell Lynch for the pointer.


08/27/1833 in GA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in New Church Cemetery, Apple Springs, TX


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143  [AotW citation 1602]