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Confederate (CSV)


Caleb McBride

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 26, he enlisted in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 20 March 1862 at Kickapoo, TX.

On the Campaign

He was wounded, his femur (thigh bone) fractured, and was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 4 October to 24 December 1862, then transferred to Baltimore. No further record.

References & notes

Service information from Simpson,1 who says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 A 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862 has him "missing, supposed killed".


c. 1836


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 62  [AotW citation 20982]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #749  [AotW citation 20990]