(1830 - 1870)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was commissioned Captain of the North Carolina Guards on 17 April 1861; they later became Company C, 27th North Carolina Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was present in command of Company C at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was appointed Major on 1 November and Lieutenant Colonel on 5 December 1862. He was wounded in action on 3 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA and promoted to Colonel to date from 11 January 1865.
References & notes
1830; Wayne County, NC
1870 La Grange, 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 9848]
2 Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 2, pg. 425 [AotW citation 9987]
3 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII [AotW citation 10067]