(1838 - 1924)
Home State: South Carolina
Command Billet: Battalion Ordnance Sergeant
Branch of Service: Infantry
An unmarried 24 year old clerk from the Richland District, he enlisted in Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 20 April 1862 in Columbia, SC. He was appointed Ordnance Sergeant 1 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured while on guard detail with Brigade ordnance wagons heading for the Potomac River early on 15 September 1862, by Federal cavalry which had just broken out of Harpers Ferry.
The rest of the War
Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 2 October 1862. Paroled at Greensboro, SC as Ordnance Sergeant, 3rd South Carolina Infantry.
After the War
He was in business in Columbia, worked in the offices of the Columbia Canal company, and worked at the Columbia Duck Mill (which manufactured cotton duck fabric).
References & notes
11/12/1838; Washington, DC
03/21/1924 Columbia, SC; burial in Elmwood Memorial Gardens, Columbia, SC