Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant in Company A, First Georgia Regulars - which was organized as artillery - on 16 August 1861. In December he was appointed Captain of the Irwin Artillery, originally Co. A of the 9th Georgia Infantry, ultimately Co. E of the Sumter Artillery.
The rest of the War
He was appointed Major of the Sumter Battalion on 4 April 1863, and Lieutenant Colonel on 1 March 1865.
After the War
Brad Coker has posted a nice post-war photo of Lane on his Sumter Artillery site.
References & notes
Service dates from Jones.1