(1844 - 1899)
Home State: South Carolina
Education: Newberry (SC) College
Branch of Service: Infantry
Enlisted in Company E, Third Infantry at Columbia, SC on 18 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Wounded again at Knoxville, KY on 18 November 1863. Reported on the roll of 30 June 1864 as in the hands of the enemy. Kept at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, IN, and discharged after the surrender in 1865.
After the War
He was a Lutheran pastor and theologian; serving at Bethlehem Lutheran, Pomaria, SC and Ebenezer Church, near Savannah, GA. In 1883 he was secretary of the Board of Trustees for Newberry College. At the time of his death he was vice president of the United Synod of the South, and president of the Board of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Mount Pleasant, Charleston, SC.
References & notes
1844; Lexington County, SC
12/1/1899 Savannah, GA; burial in Springfield, GA