(1833 - 1901)
Home State: Arkansas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry
He had been apprenticed as a farmer at age 5 in Madison County, TN. He was probably in Arkansas by 1850. He enlisted in Company I, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Tulip, Arkansas on June 25, 1861.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was confined at Fort Delaware until exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia on November 10, 1862. He was listed as missing in action at Suffolk, Virginia on May 3, 1863, and captured at Grand Gulf, Mississippi on May 24, 1863. He took an oath of allegiance to the United Stated at the prison in Alton, Illinois on June 23, 1863. He was dropped from the Company rolls on August 31, 1864.
After the War
He was later postmaster in Witherspoon, Dovepark, and Donaldson, AR.
References & notes
08/12/1833 in TN
06/04/1901; burial in Bethlehem Cemetery, Joan, AR
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/3rdcoi.html [AotW citation 13875]