Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
He enlisted as Private in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 17 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The rest of the War
Sent from Fort Delaware, Delaware to Aiken's Landing, Virginia for exchange October 2, 1862. Exchanged there November 10, 1862. Transferred to Company C, 3rd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters June 8, 1863. Wounded in 1863. Admitted to General Hospital at Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia, on account wounds, July 16, 1863. Furloughed for 30 days July 30, 1863. Deserted at Petersburg, Virginia July 17, 1864.
References & notes
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12184]