(1841 - 1923)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted in Company D, 12th Alabama Infantry on 9 June 1861 in Victoria, AL.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the foot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was probably treated at a field hospital on the battlefield, then briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 12 and 13 October 1862, before being transferred to Baltimore, probably for exchange. He continued in service to the end of the war.
References & notes
06/02/1841 in AL
04/01/1923; Rutledge, AL; burial in Lightfoot Cemetery, Rutledge, AL
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=119260; etc. [AotW citation 21242]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #986 [AotW citation 21243]