(c. 1840 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old student in Columbia, SC, he enlisted in Company A, 2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment on 8 April 1861 at Columbia, and was discharged 11 November 1861 for insanity. He re-enlisted, as Private in Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion, 30 January 1862 at Columbia, SC.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left arm and captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was sent to Fort McHenry, and on to Fortress Monroe, VA, on 17 October 1862, where he was exchanged. He was in Chimborazo Hospital #4, Richmond, VA and on furlough to January 1863. He was elected Sergeant in May 1863. He was wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He was not completely disabled, returned to the field to carry the flag, and was then killed.
After the War
Originally buried on the Rose Farm, he was probably removed as one of the "unknowns" and reinterred at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond on 3 August 1872.
References & notes
Basic information from Davis1.
07/02/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA