(1838 - 1887)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
An overseer on his father's farm in 1860, he enlisted as Private in Company F, 16th Georgia Infantry on 19 July 1861 with his older brother James. Elected Jr. Second Lieutenant 1 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The rest of the War
Furloughed for 60 days from September 30, 1862. Roll dated January 31, 1865, last on file, shows him absent with leave. No later record.
References & notes
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further information from the 1860 US Census for Walton County, GA. Life dates from his burial listing in the USGenWeb Archives from Mark L. Buckley.
1/20/1838; Walton County, GA
9/1/1887; burial in Hopewell Cemetery, Hanceville, Cullman County, AL
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 12215]