(? - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Company officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
From McDowell County, he was probably known by his middle name, and enlisted as First Sergeant, Company A of the 49th Regiment on 19 February 1862. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant of the Company on 15 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed by Federal artillery fire from across the Antietam near sunset on 17 September at Sharpsburg - probably in or near the West Woods.
The rest of the War
Originally buried "In N.E. corner of H. Reel's orchard" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Date not known in NC
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 3, pg. 395 [AotW citation 1024]
2 Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 3, pg. 129 and opposite pg. 151 [AotW citation 1025]
3 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4668]