Floyd, Nathaniel S.

Photo:   18th TX cavalry battle flag18th tx CavAge at Enlistment: 28

Length of Service: 1862-1863

State:  Texas

Rank:  1SGT

Unit:   18th TX Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. E on 20 Jan 1862; he brought his own horse valued at $150. Promoted to 1Sgt 26 May 1862; taken prisoner at Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post on 11 Jan 1863, then sent to Camp Douglas, IL union prison on 8 Feb 1863; paroled at Camp Douglas on 2 April 1863, then delivered to City Point, VA for exchange on 10 Apr 1863;  Died at North Carolina Hospital, Petersburg, VA 18 Apr 1863 of pneumonia. His personal effects were valued at $26.25

Survived War:  No

Cemetery / Burial:  Unknown but likely at burial site near hospital , Petersburg, VAnat floyd death notice

Soldier Info:   Born in KY in 1833; Died at Petersburg, VA in 1863.

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 5x