(c. 1828 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 34 year old farmer in Sampson County, he mustered as Private, Company G, 3rd North Carolina Infantry on 23 July 1862 in Sampson County.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 and died the same day.
The rest of the War
Originally buried "west of George Line's house in his new ground along side of an old white oak tree near his pond" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
c. 1828; Sampson County, NC
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 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. 104 - 105 [AotW citation 6107]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966- [AotW citation 19080]
3 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4553]