(? - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Virginia Infantry
From Goochland County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 23rd Virginia Infantry on 20 May 1861 in Manakin, VA. He was promoted to 3rd Sergeant on 1 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on the Grove farm near Sharpsburg on 15 October 1862. He was originally buried "On Ben, Grave's [Grove's?] farm in first field on right hand side of Shepherdstown road ... the farm did belong to J. H. Grove", near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
10/15/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD