(1834 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 44th Alabama Infantry
A married 28 year old merchant in Farmersville, he enrolled at Pleasantville (Pleasant Hill?) as 2nd Lieutenant of Company A, 44th Alabama Infantry on 17 March 1862. He was promoted to First Lieutenant, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Captain on 8 March 1863 and captured at Suffolk, VA on 19 April 1863. He was exchanged on 5 May and returned to duty. He was wounded at Chickamauga, GA on 19 September 1863, and again, mortally on 8 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA. He died there on 16 May 1864.
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An 1880s-vintage charcoal portrait of him, presumably from a photograph, was sold by the Horse Soldier, Gettysburg.
02/18/1834; Lowndes County, AL
05/16/1864 Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA; burial in Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania, VA