(1821 - ?)
Home State: South Carolina
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
see his Battle Report
Of Yorkville, SC, by early in 1862 he was Captain, Company A of the 12th, and was elected Major at the unit's initial organization in August.
He was reported wounded at Second Manassas.
On the Campaign
Major McCorkle briefly assumed command of the regiment after Colonel Barnes was mortally wounded in a charge on Federal positions above the Lower Bridge at about 4pm on the 17th.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel after Sharpsburg, but resigned his commission in February 1863 on account of health.
After the War
He bought a house in York County, SC, and was 'for many years' a County Probate Judge there.
08/25/1821; Ebenezer, SC