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Confederate (CSV)


Aaron Walter

(1833 - 1885)

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 severely wounded in the thigh in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in the head at White Oak Swamp (?), VA on 16 August 1864.

References & notes

Service information from Davis,1 as A. Walters, and Simpson.2 He was Jewish, the wound to his head caused deafness, and he died in Liberty, TX, according to Sgt. D.H. Hamilton in his History of Company M (1925). His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/23/1833; Ingwiller, Alsace, FRANCE


02/26/1885; Liberty County, TX; burial in Beth Israel Cemetery, Houston, TX


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 143  [AotW citation 1610]