(1836 - 1895)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 26 year old farmer on his father's place in the Orangeburg District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 22nd South Carolina Infantry on about 15 January 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
After the War
By 1880 he was a farmer at Goodland, Orangeburg County.
References & notes
His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860 and 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married the widow Ursula C Corbitt (1829-1888) and they had a son Richard, Jr. (1856-1895). She had 2 children from her first marriage to William H. Corbitt (1813-1862, Captain of Co. A, Hampton's Legion Artillery).
02/22/1836; Orangeburg District, SC
11/05/1895 Orangeburg County, SC; burial in Gleaton Family Cemetery, Neeses, SC