(1842 - 1923)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
A 19 year old carpenter from Aberdeen, MS, he enlisted on 8 March 1862 in Verona as Private, Company C, 2nd Mississippi Infantry. He was wounded at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left shoulder in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged on a certificate of disability on 12 January 1863 at Staunton, VA from his Sharpsburg wound.
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, source also of some details above, from his disability certificate posted by Gail Fisher Walker.
03/01/1842; Rockingham County, NC
04/06/1923; Aberdeen, MS; burial in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Aberdeen, MS