(1837 - 1874)
Home State: Florida
Education: University of Georgia, Class of 1856
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Florida Infantry
After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1856 he moved to Leon County, FL and established the 2,204 acre Mossview cotton plantation along Lake Jackson near Tallahassee. His father and uncle also had large holdings in that County. He mustered as Sergeant, Company M, 2nd Florida Infantry on 20 August 1861. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in December 1861, and to Captain, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was disabled by his Sharpsburg, wound, losing a foot, and resigned his commission.
After the War
He died in 1874 from an injury to the same leg.
References & notes
06/13/1837; Burke County, GA
10/13/1874; Leon County, FL; burial in Bradford-Eppes Cemetery, Leon County, FL