(1828 - 1908)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
A married 32 year old farmer, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 at Pine Grove as Private, Company D, 2nd Mississippi Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was paroled and later returned to duty, and was promoted to 2nd Corporal, date not given. He was again captured, on 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. He was paroled from the DeCamp US Army hospital at Gettysburg on 16 September 1863 and sent to a parole camp at Petersburg, VA, but was listed as absent without leave after 1 February 1864. He was declared a deserter and dropped from the rolls on 31 December 1864.
After the War
At the 1890 Mississippi Census of Civil War Veterans, he was living in Hickory Flats, Benton County, MS
References & notes
12/1828; Jefferson County, AL
1908; Benton County, MS; burial in Bethel United Methodist Cemetery, Hickory Flat, Benton County, MS