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Confederate (CSV)


John Stevenson

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as 3rd Corporal in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 24 June 1861 in New Orleans. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant on 21 April 1862 and First Lieutenant in May.

On the Campaign

He commanded Company H at Sharpsburg as senior officer present.

References & notes

Service information from Simpson.1 His command at Sharpsburg from F.B. Chilton's Unveiling and Dedication of Monument to Hood's Texas Brigade (1910). Details from family genealogists.


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 57  [AotW citation 20957]