(1840 - 1912)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
He was an unmarried 21 year old clerk from Garland, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was wounded in the left leg in action at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1864. He was promoted to 3rd Sergeant on 8 August 1861.
On the Campaign
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
Brevetted 2nd Lieutenant 8 June 1863, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 3 July 1863, promoted to First Lieutenant (date not given), and Captain in July 1864. He commanded his Company to the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse on 9 April 1865.
After the War
He went into the mercantile business in Garland, AL, where he spent the rest of his life.
References & notes
01/25/1840; Pike County, AL
06/26/1912 in AL; burial in Garland Cemetery, Garland, AL