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Confederate (CSV)


William Gary Derrough

(1843 - 1915)

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 listed as missing at Darbytown and New Market Roads in Henrico County, VA on 7 October 1864 with no further military record.

References & notes

Service information from Simpson.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


03/20/1843 in AL


01/24/1915; burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Rusk, TX


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 59  [AotW citation 20965]