(1835 - 1864)
Home State: Virginia
Education: University of Virginia
Command Billet: Artillery Battalion Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
A lawyer in Richmond before the War, he was appointed Lieutenant in the Richmond Howitzers in April 1861. He was promoted to Captain in May and Major in September. He was Lieutenant Colonel by the Spring of 1862, and finally Colonel of Artillery in June 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded his Battalion in Maryland.
The rest of the War
He was killed in action at the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864.
References & notes
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02/06/1835; Petersburg, VA
06/05/1864; Spotsylvania, VA
1 Allardice, Bruce S., Confederate Colonels, Columbia (Mo): University of Missouri Press, 2008, pg. 78 [AotW citation 887]
2 Wise, Jennings Cropper, The Long Arm of Lee; or, The History of the Artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia ..., 2 Vols., Lynchburg: JP Bell Company, 1915, Vol. 1, pg. 272 [AotW citation 955]