(1844 - 1940)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Abbeville, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC at age 17.
On the Campaign
He was wounded severely in the foot in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured after the battle on the return to Virginia (but escaped?). He was admitted to Howards Grove Hospital, Richmond, VA for the foot wound in July 1863, and served there and at Jackson Hospital as a nurse to 9 January 1864. He was detailed as a Headquarters clerk later that month, and as a courier by 1 August 1864. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865 as Corporal, Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry.
After the War
He moved to Richmond County, GA sometime about 1900 and was a farmer. He attended the 75th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg (1938) at age 94.
References & notes
03/29/1844; Abbeville County, SC
01/11/1940 Augusta, GA; burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, GA