(1835 - 1904)
Home State: Virginia
Education: Hampden-Sydney College
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 56th Virginia Infantry
see his Battle Report
He enrolled in Company A of the 56th Virginia Infantry in July 1861 and was elected Captain of his Company in May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Major of the Regiment on 13 June 1864, and appointed Lieutenant Colonel on 7 December 1864. He was captured in action at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, on 31 March 1865 and imprisoned at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington DC and at Johnson's Island before being released on 15 July.
After the War
He was a farmer and built and was president of the Richmond and Mecklenburg Railroad.
References & notes
11/01/1835; Halifax County, VA
07/23/1904; burial in Edgehill Plantations Cemetery, Charlotte Court House, VA