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Confederate (CSV)


J. Henry Sweat

(? - 1863)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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 wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of typhoid fever in Richmond, VA on 30 March 1863.

References & notes

Service information from Davis,1 as H. Sweet, and Simpson,2 as J.H. Sweat. Polley3 has him as Henry Sweat.


03/30/1863; Richmond, VA


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143  [AotW citation 1607]

3   Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pg. 315  [AotW citation 21097]