(c. 1841 - ?)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
A 20 year old farmer from Hopkinsville, he enlisted in Company A, 8th Alabama Infantry on 8 May 1861. He was present at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Gaines' Mill, Frazier's Farm, and 2nd Manassas in 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was exchanged in January 1863 and again wounded, slightly, at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May. Captured again at Gettysburg on 2 July 1863. He was listed as a deserter at the Wilderness, VA on 6 or 7 May 1864, but he had enlisted in Company F, 3rd Maryland Cavalry (US) at Fort Delaware on 22 September 1863. He was listed as a deserter from the 3rd Cavalry on 19 July 1865.
References & notes
c. 1841 in AL
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <https://archives.alabama.gov/research/CivilWarService.aspx>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15887]
2 Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 367, pg. 770 [AotW citation 15910]
3 Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 73 [AotW citation 15909]