(1845 - 1906)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 11th Alabama Infantry
An unmarried 16 year old student in Marrs, AL, he enlisted as Private, Company G, 11th Alabama Infantry on 11 June 1861 in Tuscaloosa. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 7 April 1862. He was with his Company through the Peninsular Campaign of 1862 and at 2nd Manassas in August.
On the Campaign
He was in action at Harpers Ferry on 15 September and at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 3 May 1863 and was at Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and other engagements through August 1864. He was absent, sick later that year.
References & notes
01/28/1845; Scottsville , Bibb County, AL
03/28/1906 Birmingham, AL; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, AL
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=207771 [AotW citation 20100]
2 United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. 7 (1899), pg. 492 [AotW citation 20101]