(c. 1840 - 1864)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
A 19 year old farmer from Rienzi, he enlisted on 10 July 1861 in Winchester, VA as Private, Company A, 2nd Mississippi Infantry. He was slightly wounded in the leg at First Manassas on 21 July. He was wounded at 2nd Manassas on 29 August 1862 and hospitalized in Richmond.
On the Campaign
He was probably wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, in the right thigh at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and hospitalized on the 17th. He was appointed 4th Corporal on 1 May 1864 but mortally wounded at the Weldon Railroad, VA on 19 August 1864 and died two days later.
References & notes
His service 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. Details from the Buseys.1
c. 1840; Maury County, TN