(c. 1841 - 1865)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
A 20 year old farmer in Pontotoc County, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 2nd Mississippi Infantry on 1 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was furloughed then returned to duty. He was captured at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and was a prisoner at Fort Delaware, where he died of pneumonia on 17 (or 16) April 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.
More on the Web
See an interesting discussion about an ornamental powder horn attributed to him, from Civil War Talk.
04/17/1865; Pea Patch Island, DE; burial in Finn's Point National Cemetery, Pennsville, NJ