(c. 1842 - ?)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 19 year old farmer in Wayne County, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 1 June 1861 at Fort Macon, NC.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right arm in action on 17 September 1862 and captured.
The rest of the War
His arm was amputated, and he was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD - 15-16 October, then sent on to Fort McHenry in Baltimore. He was paroled there on 19 October and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 22 October 1862. He was discharged for wounds on 6 November 1862.
References & notes
c. 1842; Wayne County, NC
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9815]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966- [AotW citation 25815]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #1.061 [AotW citation 25816]