(1845 - 1920)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
Age 16, from Mitchell County, he enlisted as Private in Company F, 6th Georgia Infantry on 24 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He transferred to Company F, 4th Georgia Cavalry on 5 February 1864 and was with them at least through June 1864, the last Company roll.
After the War
By 1870 he was living in the Limesink District, Decatur County and was in Mitchell County by 1880.
References & notes
Service information from Henderson.1 His status at Sharpsburg from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Elizabeth "Trissie" Palmer (1843-1913) about 1865 and they had 8 children.
04/1845; Baker County, GA
02/28/1920; Camilla, GA; burial in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Mitchell County, GA
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 798 [AotW citation 21157]