(1837 - 1896)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
A single 23 year old clerk in Jacinto, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 in Corinth as Private, Company A, 2nd Mississippi Infantry. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 23 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Corporal and was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. He was furloughed but eventually returned to duty. He was transferred to the Invalid Corps on 1 April 1864 due to his Gettysburg wound. He was surrendered and paroled at Meridian, MS on 12 May 1865.
References & notes
07/09/1837 in TN
07/28/1896; burial in Verona Cemetery, Verona, Lee County, MS