(1837 - 1896)
Home State: Alabama
Education: Oxford University
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 11th Alabama Infantry
He became a citizen of Eutaw, AL shortly before the war. An unmarried 24 year old clerk, he mustered as 2nd Sergeant, Company B, 11th Alabama Infantry on 11 June 1861 in Eutaw. He was in action with his Company on the Peninsular Campaign of 1862 and at 2nd Manassas in August.
On the Campaign
He was present with his unit at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was commissioned Junior 2nd Lieutenant on 23 September 1862. He was at Fredericksburg, VA, in December and promoted to 2nd Lieutenant there on 29 April 1863. He was at Salem Church, VA in May. He was captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and was a prisoner for the rest of the War.
After the War
He lived in Eutaw, AL, was twice tax assessor, and was active in the United Confederate Veterans post there.
References & notes
11/16/1837 in ENGLAND
08/24/1896; burial in Mesopotamia Cemetery, Eutaw, AL
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <https://archives.alabama.gov/research/CivilWarService.aspx>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=144913 [AotW citation 20086]
2 United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Volume 5 (1897), page 481 [AotW citation 20087]