(1838 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry
A 22 year old clerk in his father's store in Tuskegee, he enlisted as Corporal in Company C, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 27 April 1861. He was appointed First Sergeant on 12 September, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 1 June 1862, and promoted to First Lieutenant on 23 June.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on or about 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 19 October 1862 and then on furlough for 30 days. He was promoted to Captain of his Company in 1863 but was killed at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864.
References & notes
10/28/1838; Muscogee, GA
05/12/1864 Spotsylvania Court House, VA; burial in Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA