Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
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.