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Confederate (CSV)


John Tarkington

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company H.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Polley1. Roster has: POW, Antietam (Sept.17, 1862): Confined at Ft. McHenry, Md.: Exchanged: W., Gettysburg (July 2, 1863): W., Wilderness (May 6, 1864): Detailed as a wagon guard, Nov. 1864.


1   Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pp. 342-345  [AotW citation 2566]