(1841 - 1871)
Home State: Arkansas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry
He enlisted in Company K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Hamburg, Arkansas on May 20, 1861 and was appointed Second Sergeant the same day. He transferred to Company L and was appointed First Sergeant on October 10, 1861.
On the Campaign
He was promoted Second Lieutenant on September 17, 1862.
The rest of the War
He transferred to Company A and was promoted First Lieutenant on September 25, 1862. He was wounded in the right arm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1863. He was promoted Captain on July 14, 1864 and severely wounded in the head in the Petersburg trenches two days later, on July 16, 1864. He was captured in hospital at Richmond, Virginia on April 3, 1865 and paroled at Richmond, Virginia on May 30, 1865.
References & notes
05/13/1841 in TN
09/05/1871 in AR; burial in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley county, 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/3rdcok.html [AotW citation 13898]