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Confederate (CSV)


Jacob Hemphill

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company H.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Polley1. Roster has: W., 2nd Manassas (Aug. 30, 1862): W., Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): Prom., 3Cpl.: W. (arm), Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Prom., lSgt.: W., White Oak Swamp (Aug.16, 1864): Granted wound furlough, Sept., 1864: Received Tex. Medal for bravery, Feb., 1865: Paroled, Appomattox (Apr.12, 1865).


1   Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pp. 340-342  [AotW citation 2556]