(1825 - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry
He had gone to California in 1849 looking for gold, and was Sheriff of Union Parish, Louisiana 1858-1861. He enlisted in Company A, 6th Louisiana Ingfantry on June 4th, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA, and was elected First Lieutenant. He was promoted to Captain on 8 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
Probably buried on the battlefield, though there is a memorial stone for him in Farmerville, Union Parish, LA.
References & notes
Basic information from Booth1. Further details from family genealogists, who disagree about his birth year - 1825 or 1828.
08/25/1825; Perry County, AL
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Farmerville Cemetery, Farmerville, LA