Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as Private in Company F, 5th Alabama Infantry on 25 July 1861. Appointed 4th Lieutenant on 3 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action at Turner's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was paroled, exchanged 8 October 1862. Wounded slightly in the armpit in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and elected 2nd Lieutenant 3 August 1863. He was wounded again on 31 May 1864. He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 20 November 1864, and mustered out at that rank, date not given.
1 Fry, Anna M. Gayle, Memories of Old Cahaba, Nashville (Tenn): Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1905, pp. 109 - 120 [AotW citation 9415]
2 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15780]
3 Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 53 [AotW citation 15781]