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Confederate (CSV)


Felix M. Embry

(? - 1863)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 24 June 1861 in New Orleans. He was wounded at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was held at Fort Delaware, but died there of smallpox on 2 November 1863.

References & notes

Service information from Simpson.1 Ft. Delaware details from the Buseys.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/02/1863; Fort Delaware, DE; burial in Finn's Point National Cemetery, Pennsville, NJ


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 59  [AotW citation 20963]

2   Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 1419  [AotW citation 20964]