(c. 1834 - 1862)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company A, 18th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to his left leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862. His tibia was shattered and the artery damaged.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a US Army field hospital near Sharpsburg and a Federal surgeon amputated his leg at the lower part of his thigh on 19 September, but he had already developed gangrene and died of infection on 22 September 1862, age 28.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and medical details from Fisher.1
09/22/1862 Sharpsburg, MD