(1834 - 1899)
Home State: Tennessee
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Texas Infantry
He enlisted at Camp Clark in Guadalupe County as a Private in Company B, 4th Texas Infantry on 11 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was in action with his Company at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September and probably at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was appointed 2nd Corporal on 1 March 1864 and was First Corporal when he was surrendered and paroled at Apppomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
He lived in the hills of eastern Tennessee and at Estill Springs in Middle Tennessee. He was a 20-year employee of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway, at Cowan and Estill Springs.
References & notes
08/18/1834; Franklin County, TN
06/26/1899; Estill Springs, TN; burial in Estill Springs Cemetery, Estill Springs, TN
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pp. 150 - 152 [AotW citation 1677]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 26782]
3 United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. 26, No. 1 (January 1918), pg. 21 [AotW citation 26783]
4 United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. 7, No. 9 (September 1899), pg. 417 [AotW citation 26784]