(1836 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Company Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted in Company I of the 16th Infantry in May 1861 and was appointed First Sergeant of the Company. He was promoted Captain and took command in April 1862.
The rest of the War
He was killed in action at Fredericksburg on 13 December 1862, and buried on the field.
References & notes
12/19/1836; Henderson County, NC
12/13/1862 Fredericksburg, VA; burial in marker @Liberty Cemetery, Edneyville, NC
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. 2, pg. 26 [AotW citation 1133]
2 Original photograph courtesy Frances Honeycutt.
Mathless, Paul, editor, Voices of the Civil War: Fredericksburg, Richmond: Time-Life Books, 1997 [AotW citation 1132]