(1828 - 1911)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Company commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Georgia Infantry
He enlisted in the Muckalee Guards - Company A, 12th Georgia Infantry - and was appointed Second Sergeant on 15 June 1861. He was promoted Lieutenant in February 1862, and Captain commanding the company on 8 May 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded in action 12 October 1863 in action along the Rapidan River in Virginia. He was elected sheriff of Sumter County, Georgia and resigned his commission in June 1864.
References & notes
12/07/1828 in GA
05/02/1911 Sumter County, GA; burial in DeSoto Methodist Cemetery, Sumter County, GA
1 Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pg. 243 [AotW citation 900]
2 Woodhead, Henry, editor, Voices of the Civil War: Second Manassas, Alexandria (Va): Time-Life Books, 1995, pg. 57 [AotW citation 901]