(1841 - 1915)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
He enlisted as Private in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 17 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was captured at Frederick, MD on 13 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Sent from Fort Delaware, Delaware to Aiken's Landing, Virginia October 2, 1862. Exchanged November 10, 1862. Transferred to Company C, 3rd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters July 8, 1863. Appointed Sergeant. Captured at Farmville, Virginia April 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland June 26, 1865.
References & notes
Basic service information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further personal details from family genealogists.
8/1841; Jackson, GA
04/04/1915; Giles County, TN; burial in private plot, Giles County, TN
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12175]