(1841 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry
In 1860 he was 18 years old and lived on his parent's farm at Woodstock in Shenandoah County, VA. He mustered as Private, Company C, 33rd Virginia Infantry on 3 June 1861 and was promoted to Sergeant on 21 April 1862. He was wounded in action at Malvern Hill, VA on 1 July 1862, but returned to duty.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
1841; Maurertown, VA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp [AotW citation 18910]
2 Reidenbaugh, Lowell, 33rd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard. Inc, 1987 [AotW citation 28312]