(1838 - 1904)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Wayne County, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 10 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the shoulder in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He transferred (in exchange for Private Amaziah Parks) to Company I, 15th North Carolina Infantry on 10 February 1863. He was wounded in the right hand and chest at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863, and returned to his Company about 30 March 1864. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
He was a farmer in Beulah, Johnston County, NC until at least 1880, and in Georgia by 1900. All 9 of his children were born in Raleigh.
References & notes
04/10/1838; Wayne County, NC
06/01/1904 Alma, GA; burial in Big Creek Cemetery, Bacon County, GA
1 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 577 [AotW citation 10063]
2 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 10064]