(c. 1816 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 46 year old farmer in Chatham County, he enlisted on 4 March 1862 and mustered as Private, Company G, 48th North Carolina Infantry on 17 April.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to the hip in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a field hospital near the battlefield then admitted to US Army General Hospital #5 in Frederick, MD on 10 October. He died there of wounds on 14 October 1862.
After the War
He was originally buried "along the west side and in [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick [Maryland]" and was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
c. 1816; Chatham County, NC
10/14/1862; 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 5035]
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 23351]
3 Otis, George Alexander, A Report on Excisions of the Head of the Femur for Gunshot Injury, Washington: US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, 1869, pg. 89 [AotW citation 23352]