(1839 - 1906)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
Enlisted as Private July 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant September 1, 1862. He was in Company A.
On the Campaign
He was "severely wounded in right arm at Sharpsburg" on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Wounded in foot and left arm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Elected Captain April 8, 1864. Wounded in hip at Wilderness, Virginia May 5, 1864. In left arm at Cedar Creek, Virginia October 19, 1864. Acting A. A. & I. General in 1865. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.
References & notes
Basic information from Ranger951. Last name also as Matthews.
05/04/1906 Zebulon, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/13th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 7210]