(1842 - 1912)
Home State: Mississippi
Education: University of Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
After a year as a law student at the University (class of 1864), he enlisted in Company A - the University Grays - of the 11th Mississippi Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action and probably captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
By then probably a Sergeant, he was wounded in action at Gettysburg on 3 July 1863, and imprisoned to the end of the War.
After the War
He was a lawyer in Oxford, MS, and a member of the Mississippi state legislature in 1876-77 and 1884. He then moved to San Angelo, Texas. He was in that state legislature from 1891-92, and afterward had a hardware store and was Commissioner of the land office 1895-99. He was then in banking.
References & notes
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09/04/1842; near Granada, MS
06/21/1912 Los Angeles, CA; burial in Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, TX
1 Carman, Ezra Ayers, and Dr. Thomas G. Clemens, editor, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, 3 volumes, El Dorado Hills (CA): Savas Beatie, 2010-17, Vol. 2, pg. 37, note 43 [AotW citation 10684]
2 Ellis, L. Tuffly, and James W. Pohl, and Ron Tyler, Editors in Chief, The Handbook of Texas, Published 1999, <http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/index.html>, Source page: /handbook/online/articles/fba20 [AotW citation 10697]