Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company D, 18th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was probably killed or mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He was originally buried "below Mayer's barn" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett,1. as C.H. Clay. His service from the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database.
Date not known Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD