(c. 1842 - ?)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
A 19 year old farmer, he enlisted on 30 April 1861 at Ripley 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 captured at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and held at Point Lookout, MD. He was formally exchanged on 3 May 1864 and given a 30 day furlough, returning to duty on 20 July. He was wounded again, on 1 October 1864 (probably at Peeble's Farm near Petersburg, VA) and treated at the Brigade hospital. He was captured in action at Hatcher's Run, VA on 2 April 1865 and returned to Point Lookout where he was released on 12 June 1865 after taking the oath of allegiance.
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. Further details from the Buseys.1