(1844 - 1862)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Texas Infantry
Age 17, he enlisted as a Private in Company F, 4th Texas Infantry on 18 March 1862 at Hallettsville, TX.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September and was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 28 September 1862, place not given.
References & notes
Service information from Davis,1 as J.H. Kindred - wounded and "left in Maryland," and his Compiled Service Records,2 via fold3. Personal details from the US Census of 1860 and family genealogists, source also of his death date. Joseph was cousin to the 4 Kindred brothers who also served in Company F.
09/12/1844; Russell County, AL
09/28/1862; in MD
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pg. 158 [AotW citation 26669]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 26670]