(c. 1838 - 1863)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 23, he mustered as Private, Company I, 13th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 April 1861.
On the Campaign
On 18 September, on the battlefield at Sharpsburg he wrote:
It is very horrifying to hear the cries of the wounded who are all around us. The Yankee line of battle is plainly visible and the rumbling of their artillery can plainly be heard as they move from one point to another ... The odds are against us and every prospect goes to prove that we will have another Bloody battle today.
The rest of the War
He was detailed as Commissary Sergeant on 8 November 1862. He died of typhoid pneumonia at Fredericksburg, VA on April 1863.
References & notes
c. 1838 in AL
04/18/1863; Fredeericksburg, VA; burial in Fredericksburg Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA