Home State: Arkansas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry
He enlisted in Company C, 2nd Arkansas Infantry Battalion at El Dorado, Arkansas on September 23, 1861 and was appointed Fifth Sergeant on September 23, 1861. He transferred to Company E, 3rd Arkansas Infantry on July 18, 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the arm in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He deserted from his unit and was captured at Suffolk, Virginia on May 3, 1863. He took an oath of allegiance to th eUnited States at Fortress Monroe, Virginia on May 9, 1863.
References & notes
Basic information from Howerton1. He bought land in Union County in 1848.
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/3rdcoe.html [AotW citation 13845]