(1836 - 1864)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Age 25, from Richmond, he mustered as Private, First Company, Richmond Howitzers Light Artillery on 21 April 1861. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 10 May and promoted to First Lieutenant on 17 November 1861.
On the Campaign
He commanded the battery at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Captain on 21 April 1864, but was killed in action near Cold Harbor, VA on 4 June 1864.
References & notes
His role a Sharpsburg from Carman,1 who has him as a Captain. Service and other details from Lee A. Wallace's The Richmond Howitzers (roster, 1993) via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave, also source of his picture, from an engraving of unknown provenance posted by George Seitz.
02/21/1836; Richmond, VA
6/4/1864 Cold Harbor, VA; burial in Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, VA