(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
In 1860 he was a 25 year old farm worker at Salisbury in Rowan County, NC. He enlisted there as a Private in Company K, 4th North Carolina Infantry on 26 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds at Sharpsburg on 19 September 1862. His widow Levina filed for his final pay on 26 January 1863; it came to $169.96.
References & notes
Service and other details from the Roster,1 via the Historical Data Systems database, and his Compiled Service Records,2 via fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.
He married Levina Elizabeth Beaver (1839-) in April 1856 and they had two children; son David (c. 1857-) and another child born after 1860.
c. 1835; Rowan County, NC
09/19/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966- [AotW citation 19135]
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 27490]