(1839 - 1900)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Staff
He was a 22 year old store clerk in Richmond and enlisted as Private, Company G, 11th Virginia Infantry on 23 April 1861. He was detached on telegraph duty with Colonel E.P. Alexander on 1 January 1862, and was commissioned Captain and Signal Officer to General A.P. Hill on 29 May.
On the Campaign
From General A.P. Hill's Report:
My thanks are due my staff for their hearty co-operation and intelligent transmission of my orders under a fire frequently uncomfortably hot--Maj. R. C. Morgan, assistant adjutant-general; Major [R. J.] Wingate, Capt. R. H. T. Adams, signal officer; Lieut. Murray [F.] Taylor, aide-de-camp, and Lieutenant [C. H.] Camfield, of my escort.
The rest of the War
He was assigned as Assistant Adjutant and Inspector General to General Hill in August 1864, and served to the surrender at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
He was a banker and businessman in Lynchburg.
References & notes
11/06/1839; Lynchburg, VA
11/14/1900; burial in Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA