(1831 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1852
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Anderson's (NC) Brigade
In April 1861 he was Col. of the 4th NC Regiment and saw action leading them at Williamsburg. He was appointed BGen. in June 1862 and commanded Anderson's (NC - formerly Featherston's) Brigade in D.H. Hill's Division at the Seven Days, Malvern Hill (where he was wounded), and South Mountain.
On the Campaign
Commanded Anderson's (NC) Brigade in D.H. Hill's Division and was seriously wounded in the fighting at the Sunken Road.
The rest of the War
He died October 16 1862 in Raleigh NC following an amputation necessitated by his Sharpsburg wound. He was one of the 6 General Officers killed or mortally wounded at Sharpsburg.
04/12/1831; Hillsboro, NC
10/16/1862 Raleigh, NC; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC