(1833 - 1863)
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Raised in Loudoun County, Virginia, he had been a teacher and merchant in Norfolk before establishing a military school in 1857 in Henderson, NC. He was appointed Major of the 23rd Infantry on 10 June 1861, and was elected Colonel on 10 May 1862.
On the Campaign
The rest of the War
He was wounded in action at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863, and died 17 July at Winchester, Virginia.
References & notes
03/28/1833; Frederick County, VA
07/17/1863 Winchester, VA; burial in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, VA
1 Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 2, pg. 181 [AotW citation 985]
2 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. 2, pg. 252 [AotW citation 986]
3 Allardice, Bruce S., Confederate Colonels, Columbia (Mo): University of Missouri Press, 2008, pg. 97 [AotW citation 987]