(c. 1836 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
A 24 year old married farm laborer living in the Harrisburg District, Jackson County, he had a newborn son in July 1860. He enlisted as Private, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right hand, necessitating amputation of finger, and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The rest of the War
Paroled at Fort Delaware, DE and sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange 2 October 1862. Captured in Raleigh, NC hospital 30 April 1865.
References & notes
Basic service information from Fincham, Jr.1. Details from the 1860 US Federal Census for Jackson County, GA.
c. 1836 in GA
Date not known
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 12240]