(1836 - 1906)
Home State: Virginia
Education: U of Virginia, Law, Class of 1857
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Virginia Infantry
see his Battle Report
He practiced law and edited Danville's Democratic Appeal before the Civil War, and was elected the city's Commonwealth Attorney in September 1858.
The rest of the War
In October 1863 he was made provost-marshal of the city of Petersburg, and by the battle of the Wilderness (May 1864) he was Lt Colonel in command of the Regiment.
After the War
He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1887) from Virginia.
References & notes
1/25/1836; Danville, VA
6/23/1906 Baltimore, MD; burial in Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, VA