(1837 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was elected member of the State Legislature in 1860. On 5 June 1861, age 24, from McDowell County, he was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company K, 22nd North Carolina Infantry in McDowell County. He was promoted to Captain on 6 September 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action near Shepherdstown, VA (now WV) on 20 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died at Fredericksburg, VA on 15 (or 30) November (or 1 December) 1862.
References & notes
04/23/1837; Old Fort, Burke (now McDowell) County, NC
11/15/1862 Fredericksburg, VA; burial in Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Old Fort, NC