(1826 - 1899)
Home State: South Carolina
Education: South Carolina College
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
see his Battle Report
He was commissioned Colonel of the 17th South Carolina Infantry about 1 December 1861.
On the Campaign
He commanded the regiment in Maryland.
The rest of the War
He was tried by a Court Martial in May 1863, charged with cowardice in action at South Mountain - that he "did shamefully leave his regiment whilst engaged with the enemy and ran until out of danger", for failing to maintain good order and discipline, and for various acts stemming from his attempts to have General Nathan Evans removed from command.
After the War
He was an active alumnae at U of SC after the war, he is seen in their bicentennial timeline exhibit at "1882". [The Art School building named for him or his family?]
References & notes
3/26/1826; Winnsboro, SC
9/10/1899 Columbia, SC; burial in First Presbyterian Churchyard Columbia, SC