(1825 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Education: U of Virginia, Yale College
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Virginia Infantry
A graduate of both the University of Virginia and Yale, by 1850 he had inherited his family's estate "Belle Farm" in Gloucester County. He was commissioned Major, 12th Virginia Infantry in April 1861 and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was "too ill to command" but accompanied his regiment into Maryland, and was mortally wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on 14 September.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds in Charles Town, VA (now WV) on 3 October 1862.
References & notes
04/10/1825; Norfolk, VA
10/03/1862 Charles Town, WV; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
1 Henderson, William D., 12th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard Company, 1984 [AotW citation 815]