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Confederate (CSV)


Michael Garrity

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted when the Company was organized in Galveston County, TX, and mustered with them as Private, Company L, First Texas Infantry for Confederate service on 30 August 1861 near Manassas, VA. He was wounded at Eltham's Landing, VA on 7 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was left behind with the wounded and captured at Sharpsburg about 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged and returned to duty in November 1862 and was detailed to the Division Provost Guard. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 12 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Simpson,1 who also has him as Michael Garity.


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 80  [AotW citation 21040]