(c. 1843 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
An unmarried 19 year old from the Laurens District, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 1 December 1861 in Columbia, SC.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a US General Hospital, Frederick, MD, the at the Methodist Church Hospital, Alexandria, VA. He was sent to Fortress Monroe, VA on 31 October and exchanged at Aikens Landing, VA on 2 November. He was then at Howards Grove Hospital, Richmond, VA with pneumonia, and returned to duty on 27 November 1862. He was killed in action at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863.
After the War
He was originally buried on the battlefield, but removed in 1867 or 1869 by the State of Georgia and buried at the Confederate Cemetery, Marietta, GA.
References & notes
Basic information from Davis1.
c. 1843; Laurens District, SC
09/20/1863 Chickamauga, GA; burial in Confederate Cemetery, Marietta, GA.