Photo: 18th TX cavalry battle flagAge at Enlistment: 28
Length of Service: 1862-1863
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, VA
Soldier Info: Born in KY in 1833; Died at Petersburg, VA in 1863.
Relationship to Author: 2nd cousin 5x