(c. 1833 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 28, he enlisted in Company I, 4th North Carolina Infantry at Cherry's Store in Aurora, Beaufort County, NC, along with his brother, Samuel (who died at Seven Pines) on 25 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and died the next day.
The rest of the War
He was originally buried "In Benj. Grave's [Grove's?] old orchard".
References & notes
09/18/1862 Sharpsburg, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4540]
2 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 150 [AotW citation 14236]