(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
In 1860 he was a 21 year old farmer in Iredell County, NC and he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 42nd North Carolina Volunteers on 15 April 1861 at Statesville. His Company became "A" of the 4th North Carolina Infantry on 27 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured there.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds, probably in a US Army field hospital, on 3 October 1862.
References & notes
c. 1840; Iredell County, NC
10/03/1862; 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 27469]
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 27470]