(1833 - 1927)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
Age 27, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 2nd Mississippi Infantry , date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was hospitalized then given a 30 day furlough on 10 October 1862. He was captured along the Mobile & Ohio Railroad near Holly Springs, MS and paroled on 25 December 1862. He was listed on the Roll of Honor for his actions at Bristoe Station in October 1863 and was promoted to 5th Sergeant by June 1864. He was wounded again on 18 August 1864 at the Weldon Railroad, VA, hospitalized at Howard's Grove in Richmond, VA, then furloughed for 60 days on 15 September 1864. He was paroled at Holly Springs in May 1865.
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. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
12/06/1927; burial in Old Hickory Flat Cemetery, Hickory Flat, Benton County, MS