(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Private in Company H (?), 6th South Carolina Infantry on 4 April 1861 in Gadsen, SC.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the right leg by an artillery shell in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured.
The rest of the War
The lower third of his leg was amputated and he was treated at "Kershaw's Brigade" field hospital near Sharpsburg where he was thought to be "doing well" as late as 1 October 1862. He was paroled on 27 September but listed as "presumed to have died of his wounds" in Maryland.
References & notes
His service and personal details thanks to Barry Truluck, from his research in the US Census (1850), and Barwick's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3). Medical details from Fisher.1
1862; in MD