(1827 - 1900)
Home State: Virginia
Education: U of Virginia, Class of 1848
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 19th Virginia Infantry
A 32 year old lawyer in Charlottesville, he mustered as Private, Company B, 19th Virginia Infantry at Charlottesville on 8 May 1861. He was commissioned First Lieutenant on 1 July 1861 and promoted to Captain on 28 April 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded the Regiment after Colonel Strange was killed on South Mountain on 14 September, but was ill and not present with his Company at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He transferred to staff duty as Provost Marshal General, Longstreet's Corps on 30 January 1863, and was in that post for the rest of the War.
After the War
He resumed his law practice in Charlottesville and was Judge of the County Court from 1872-1884.
References & notes
Service dates from Ervin L. Jordan's 19th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1987) via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from a sketch in Memorial History of the John Bowie Strange Camp, United Confederate Veterans (1920). His gravesite is on Findagrave.
04/25/1827; Staunton, VA
03/16/1900 Charlottesville, VA; burial in University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium, Charlottesville, VA