(1840 - 1899)
Home State: Virginia
Education: University of Virginia, Class of 1860
Branch of Service: Artillery
Age 22, from Richmond, he had been a Private in the 52nd Virginia Militia when he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant of Parker's Richmond Battery, Light Artillery on 14 March 1862 in Richmond.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was absent, wounded into October. He was detailed as an enrolling officer in March 1863. He was in command of the Madison (LA) Artillery at the end of 1864, but was furloughed in January 1865 and captured at Farmville, VA. He took the oath of allegiance there on 15 April 1865.
After the War
In 1870 he was a school teacher in Edgefield, SC, but by 1872 was a farmer in Saint Peters, New Kent County, VA. He also was County Surveyor and served as Superintendent of schools about 1882. He moved to Richmond in 1890.
References & notes
07/30/1840; "Ashland", New Kent County, VA
03/08/1899 Richmond, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
1 Musselman, Homer D., The Caroline Light, Parker and Stafford Light Virginia Artillery, Lynchburg (Va): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1992 [AotW citation 23384]
2 Wise, Jennings Cropper, The Long Arm of Lee; or, The History of the Artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia ..., 2 Vols., Lynchburg: JP Bell Company, 1915, Vol. 2, pg. 911 [AotW citation 23385]