HONIGSBERGER, ISAAC (1826~1909). Isaac Honigsberger was born in Germany in 1826. He served in Company H, 1st Texas Infantry, Hood's Brigade. He served from spring of 1862 to April 1865. The 1st fought in many battles including Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and the Petersburg Siege. On April 9, 1865 the 1st surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia by Robert E. Lee.
Honigsberger came to Texas in 1851 and lived in Palestine, Anderson County where he was a member of the Jewish faith. He was a single tailor. He was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home on April 20, 1904 where he died November 29, 1909.