Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company K, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 9 December 1861 at Camp Hampton near Columbia, SC.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action and captured at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap) on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in West Philadelphia on 27 September and later held at Fort Delaware until paroled and sent to Fortress Monroe, VA in March 1863. He was discharged for disability from wounds on 17 September 1863 but was still on the Company rolls to at least February 1865. He was admitted to a hospital in Danville, VA on 30 March 1865.
References & notes
His service from the Roll 1 and from his Compiled Service Records, with his status as missing at "Boonsboro" from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), online from fold3.