Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Halifax County, he enlisted as a Private in Company G, 12th North Carolina Regiment on 25 April 1861. He was commissioned Captain of a Company of Halifax men - renamed Company I of the 12th Regiment in May1 - on 25 February 1862.
On the Campaign
He was in command of the much depleted 12th Regiment at South Mountain and at Sharpsburg1.
The rest of the War
He resigned his commission on 21 November 1862.
References & notes
Service details from Moore's Roster2.
1 Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 1, pp. 608, 627 [AotW citation 1031]
2 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pp. 461, 465 [AotW citation 1032]