(1836 - 1914)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
A married 26 year old farmer from Jacinto, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 2nd Mississippi Infantry on 1 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was paroled to Aiken's Landing, VA on 2 October, then exchanged on 10 November 1862 and returned to duty. He was wounded in the right arm at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and captured there on 5 July. He was treated at the DeCamp General Hospital in NY Harbor and paroled at City Point, VA on 16 September 1863. He was furloughed but failed to return to duty and was dropped from the rolls, listed as a deserter on 31 December 1864.
References & notes
Service information from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in compiled service records, Company rolls, and other period sources. Further details from the Buseys.1 His life dates and places from the SCV's Confederate Grave Registry.
07/16/1836; Rienzi, MS
03/09/1914; Rienzi, MS; burial in Jacinto Cemetery, Rienzi, MS