(1827 - 1865)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
A lawyer in Lexington, GA before the War, he was enrolled as the original Captain of Company K, 6th Georgia Infantry on 28 May 1861.
On the Campaign
Elected Colonel September 17, 1862.
The rest of the War
Killed at Ft. Fisher, Virginia [sic] on 13 January 1865 - "accidentally killed by a random shot from one of the enemy’s gun-boats". Ft. Fisher was in the defenses of Wilmington, NC.
References & notes
11/11/1827; Elbert County, GA
01/13/1865; Wilmington, NC; burial in Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton, 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: /6th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9699]