(1831 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry
In 1860 he was 30 years old and lived at Powels Fort in Shenandoah County, VA. He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 33rd Virginia Infantry on 24 March 1862 at Mt Jackson, VA.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 16 or 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Death information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Reidenbaugh,2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His memorial is on Findagrave; he may have been removed from the battlefield to Hagerstown about 1872, but he's not among the listed names.
01/16/1831; Fort Valley, Shenandoah County, 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 18912]
2 Reidenbaugh, Lowell, 33rd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard. Inc, 1987 [AotW citation 28311]