(c. 1839 - 1863)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 22, from Lincoln County, he mustered as Private, Company K, 23rd North Carolina Infantry on 22 June 1861 in Northampton County.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the thigh and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap on South Mountain.
The rest of the War
He was held at Fort McHenry, MD by January 1863 and exchanged on 26 January. He was hospitalized 30 January in Petersburg, VA and furloughed home on 5 February 1863. He died there on 23 February 1863.
References & notes
02//23/1863 Lincoln County, NC; burial in Hills Chapel United Methodist Church, Lowesville, Lincoln County, NC
1 Nixon, Alfred, and WJ Hoke Camp, UCV, Roster of Confederate Soldiers ... Lincoln County, North Carolina, Lincolnton (NC): Journal Print, 1905, pg. 28 [AotW citation 12275]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966- [AotW citation 19307]