(1844 - 1907)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Alabama Infantry
An unmarried not quite 17 year old farmer in Traveller's Rest, AL, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 13th Alabama Infantry on 2 July 1861 in Coosa County, AL.
On the Campaign
He was in action with his Company on South Mountain on 14 September and at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was appointed regimental drummer on 1 March 1863.
References & notes
07/25/1844 in TN
02/15/1907; burial in Holland Cemetery, Holland, TX
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=209197 [AotW citation 20096]
2 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: /cdm/singleitem/collection/photo/id/5187/rec/532 [AotW citation 20097]