(1841 - 1915)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 52nd Virginia Infantry
A 20 year old shoemaker in Augusta County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 52nd Virginia Infantry on 16 July 1861 in Staunton, VA. He was absent with out leave on 18 July 1862, but returned on 4 August.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the knee in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He returned to duty in April 1863 and was detailed to duty in Richmond as a shoemaker from 25 May 1863 to 31 December 1864. He was surrendered, and paroled at Manchester, VA on 20 April 1865.
After the War
He continued his trade of shoemaking and lived in Van Lear, VA.
References & notes
08/29/1841; Augusta County, VA
05/03/1915; Stuart's Draft, VA; burial in White Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Stuart's Draft, VA