(c. 1844 - ?)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A farmer in Orange County, he enlisted at age 17 in Company G on 14 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the shoulder in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was promoted Corporal to date from 17 September 1862. He was captured in action on 14 October 1863 at Bristoe Station, VA and held at the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC until transferred on 27 October to Point Lookout, MD. He was promoted to Sergeant on 6 August 1864. Exchanged on 25 September 1864 at Aiken's Landing, VA and returned to his unit in December. He was captured again on 6 April 1865 at High Bridge, VA and held at Newport News, VA until he took the Oath of Allegiance on 26 June 1865.
References & notes
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9971]
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-, Vol. VIII [AotW citation 10027]