Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 2nd Virginia Cavalry
By 1860 he owned a lot in the town of Goodson (later Bristol), VA. He enlisted in Company B, 2nd Virginia Cavalry at Lynchburg on 13 May 1861. He was detailed as courier to General D.H. Hill on 17 December 1861. He was probably promoted to Sergeant, date not given.
On the Campaign
From General D.H. Hill's Report:
Sergeant Harmeling and Privates Thomas Jones and Minter, of the couriers, acquitted themselves handsomely.
The rest of the War
He was with General Hill to April 1863. He was listed as Sergeant of Couriers in May 1865.
References & notes
Service from Driver1, via Historical Data Systems.