(c. 1836 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 25 year old farmer from Anson County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 23rd North Carolina Infantry on 22 May 1861 in Anson County.
On the Campaign
Probably mortally wounded by gunshot to the leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a US hospital in Frederick, MD where his right leg was amputated. He died there of wounds on 9 October 1862. He was originally buried "along the west side and in cemetery at Frederick [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
c. 1836; Anson County, NC
10/09/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, 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 4827]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966- [AotW citation 19295]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #535 [AotW citation 19296]