(1838 - 1908)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 22, from Edgecombe County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 15th North Carolina Infantry on 19 June 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 30 September 1861 and elected 2nd Lieutenant of his Company in the reorganization of April 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain, shot through the right shoulder.
The rest of the War
He was treated in a nearby house, then at the US Army hospital in Chester, PA until sent to Fort Delaware in June 1863. In July he was sent on to Johnson's Island, OH then Fortress Monroe, VA. He was at City Point, VA for exchange by 20 August 1863. He resigned his commission for disability on 1 October 1863.
After the War
He returned home and was later noted as "one of the best farmers of his County."
References & notes
11/16/1838; Edgecombe County, NC
12/22/1908 in NC