There were 2 pairs of Perry brothers in Company E, First Texas Infantry at Sharpsburg and all 4 men were casualties there. The youngest was Howard Earle Perry, seen above, who was an 18 year old Corporal when he was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

His photograph is in the Harold Simpson collection at the Hill College History Complex, Hillsboro, TX; published in Widows by the Thousand: The Civil War Correspondence of Theophilus and Harriet Perry, 1862-1864 (2000), edited by M. Jane Johansson.

His brother Eugene Osceola Perry was a Private when he was wounded at Sharpsburg and had been detailed as Division wagonmaster when he was killed in the Wilderness, VA in May 1864. His photograph below shows him in his uniform as Cadet Captain at the Kentucky Military Institute just before the war.

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