(1839 - 1912)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was a member of the State Militia while a teenager and attended the Prospect Academy in 1858. He enlisted as Private, Company C (later K), 5th South Carolina Infantry in April 1861 and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in August 1861. He resigned due to illness in December 1861 but returned to the Company as a Private about June 1862. He was again elected 2nd Lieutenant in July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company on the Maryland Campaign of 1862 and probably commanded as senior officer present.
The rest of the War
He was wounded in action at Loudon, TN in late 1863 and was hospitalized for about 3 months in Atlanta, GA. He returned to duty in early 1864. He was promoted to Captain in March 1865 and was surrendered with his Company at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
He lived in Spartanburg County for 15 or 20 years and then moved to Clifford, TX and was a stockman there.
References & notes
09/26/1839; Spartanburg County, SC
03/17/1912 near Amarillo, TX; burial in Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, TX