(c. 1837 - ?)
Home State: Arkansas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry
He enlisted in Company D, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Selma, Arkansas on June 20, 1861. He was appointed Third Sergeant on June 20, 1861, and Second Sergeant in 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was paroled at Keedysville, Maryland on September 19, 1862. He was promoted First Sergeant in 1863, and wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1863. He was confined in the U.S. Army General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania, then exchanged at City Point, Virginia on September 22, 1863. He was dropped from the rolls for being absent without leave on August 31, 1864.
References & notes
Basic information from Howerton1. He married Mary Jane Touchstone in Desha County, Arkansas on January 13, 1859 and was listed in Desha County in the 1860 US Census; occupation farmer.
c. 1837 in AL
1 Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/3rd-his.html>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcod.html [AotW citation 13839]