(1836 - 1907)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry
He enrolled in Company C as 2nd Lieutenant - September 7, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant October 10, 1861; Commissioned Captain 24 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
Wounded in the right hand at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. He had tendered his resignation 27 December 1862, apparently withdrawn or not accepted. Absent on leave to 3 March 1863. Absent again, sick in Brooks County, GA and in hospital in Richmond, VA between August and December 1863. Diagnosed with rheumatism, pneumonia, and "debility". Absent without leave in January 1864, but back on duty by February. Captured at Spotsylvania, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 14, 1865 on taking the Oath. He was listed at that time as a resident of Thomas, GA of ruddy complexion, dark hair and grey eyes; 5 foot, 10 inches tall.
After the War
Moved to Hillsborough County, Florida (date not known).
References & notes
02/05/1836; Thomas County, GA
12/18/1907 Lithia, FL; burial in Pelote Cemetary, Lithia, FL