Acute diarrhea . . . admitted to hospital on 19 June 1862 . . . returned to duty on 30 June 1862 . . .
Appears on a register of Medical Director's Office in Richmond, Virginia . . . he is admitted to Camp Winder Hospital on 15 October 1862 . . . and is returned to duty on 15 December 1862 . . .
Appears on a list of casualties that occurred in the organization named above (Co. G, 4 Regiment Texas Infantry), during the year 1864. Fought in a tangled forest fringing the south bank of the Rapidan River, the Battle of the Wilderness marked the initial engagement in the climactic months of the Civil War in Virginia, and the first encounter between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. That conflict of May 5 and 6, 1864, ended with high casualties on both sides but no clear victor.
Appears on a Register of Receiving and Wayside Hospital, or General Hospital No. 9, Richmond, Virginia. Admitted 23 May 1864. Disposition Howard's Grove. Date 24 May 1864.
Appears on Hospital Muster Roll of 1st Division, General Hospital, Howard's Grove, at Richmond, Va. Attached to Hospital 24 May 1864 as Patient. Dated June 1864.
Appears on a Register of General Hospital, Howard's Grove, Richmond, Virginia. Admitted on 24 May 1864. Transferred to Lynchburg, Virginia on 10 July 1864.
Joseph H. Nettles, Co. G, 4th Reg't Texas Infantry. See statement 2316990 8-21-15 No previous record found. 11-9-15
From the Adjutant General to Commissioner of Pensions, State of Texas, Austin. The records show that Jos. H. Nettles, private, Co. G. (Capt. J.H. Hutcheson), 4th Texas, Infantry, C.S.A., enlisted July 19, 1861, in Grimes County, Tex. On the muster roll of the company for July and August, 1864, last on file, he was reported present. No later record of him has been found.
Head'qrs. 1st Texas Regiment,
Near Culpeper, Va., Aug. 3d, 1863.}
Friend Sallie — E'er this you know we have invaded the enemy's country, and fought a desperate battle on his own soil. When we first entered Penn. we found every one in the greatest state of excitement. They were very much frightened about their private property, and gave our men everything they asked for. It seems they were informed by the authorities of the State that if we ever came in their country we would destroy everything that we could lay our hands on. But they were soon happily disappointed, for Gen. Lee, so soon as he entered the enemy's country, issued a very stringent order prohibiting the use or destruction of private property, and enjoined upon both officers and men the necessity of its rigid enforcement. The consequence was our men conducted themselves with the same propriety as if they had...
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