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