(1827 - 1886)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A married 33 year old from the Laurens District, he enlisted as First Sergeant in Company D, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 1 December 1861 in Columbia, SC. He was commissioned 3rd Lieutenant on 1 March 1862, and elected First Lieutenant on 30 April 1862.
On the Campaign
He was promoted Captain on 15 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and had his left arm amputated. He was captured on the retreat at Williamsport, MD and was in several federal hospitals in Maryland to August 1863. He was held at Johnsons Island, OH from 22 August 1863 to 16 September 1864, when he was sent to Fortress Monroe, VA and exchanged. He was furloughed and released by Medical Examining Board on 19 September.
References & notes
07/10/1886; burial in Waterloo Cemetery, Laurens County, SC