(1836 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Education: Harvard College, Class of 1857
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Pulaski (GA) Artillery
His father - a cotton merchant and bank president in Savannah - and four of his siblings were killed in an explosion aboard the SS Pulaski off the coast of North Carolina in June 1838. He was raised by an aunt, largely in Sing Sing, New York, until attending Harvard beginning in 1853. He read the law and was a practicing attorney in Savannah from 1858 to the War. Enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Pulaski Artillery, with commission dated 31 December 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Bio details from Report of the Class of 1857 in Harvard College (1882). His death mentioned by General Kershaw in the OR1. The photo of him (c. 1857) is in the Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection, and was published by Helen P. Trimpi in Crimson Confederates: Harvard Men Who Fought for the South (Knoxville: UT Press, 2010).
11/01/1836; near Augusta, GA
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD