(1835 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Corporal in Company B, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC at age 26. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant by January 1862 and to 2nd Lieutenant on 20 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.
The rest of the War
He was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and paroled on 2 October 1862. He was admitted to the Moore Hospital, Richmond, VA one 6 October, and paroled home on 28 October 1862. He was in and out of Richmond Hospitals until returning to duty in May 1863. He was mortally wounded by canister rounds in the sternum and groin in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He died there 15 July and was buried on Breams Farm.
After the War
His remains were removed and reinterred at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC on 10 May 1871.
References & notes
Basic information from Davis1. Details from family genealogists.
03/10/1835; Laurens District, SC
07/15/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC