(? - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted in Company I, 12th Alabama Infantry, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the hip and was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to US Army General Hospital #5 in Frederick, MD, on 18 October with a bullet deep in his hip, suffering from anemia and suppuration (probably from infection). He was put "under chloroform" for surgery to remove the bullet on 19 October 1862, but ceased breathing during surgery and died. An autopsy found no obvious cause of death other than his poor condition.
References & notes
10/19/1862 Frederick, MD
1 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #1.133 [AotW citation 20040]
2 Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Vol. 2, Pt. 3, pg. 893 [AotW citation 20041]