(1843 - 1926)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry
An unmarried 19 year old farmer in Linden, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was home on furlough to at least December 1862 and returned to duty. He was captured at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863, a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD, and exchanged at City Point, VA on 15 March 1864. He was detailed on light duty in Georgia for the rest of the war.
After the War
He was still farming, in Webster Parish at the 1880 US Census.
01/03/1843 in GA
09/07/1926; Dudderly, LA; burial in Walker Cemetery, Webster Parish, LA
1 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, Part 2, pg. 961 [AotW citation 22329]