Home State: Tennessee
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Tennessee Infantry
He mustered as Private, Company A, 14th Tennessee Infantry on 1 June 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 "In Benj. Grave's [Grove's] old orchard", near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as J.F. Fields. Service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database.
Date not known Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD