(1842 - 1920)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Alabama Infantry
A 19 year old farmhand, he enlisted in Company D, 13th Alabama Infantry on 19 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the elbow in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was absent wounded and on detail through the Gettysburg Campaign, but returned to duty by November 1863 and was at Mine Run, VA. He was discharged for wounds, date not given.
After the War
By 1880 he was a merchant in Black Springs, AK, and was later a farmer and merchant in Ellis County, TX.
References & notes
Service information from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Records and additional research by great-great grandson Marc Wink, who notes his middle name may have been Bertran. Details from family genealogists and the 1860 and 1880 US Census. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Mary Albina Floyd (1846-1889) in about 1861 and they had 9 children.
01/07/1842; Randolph County, AL
03/28/1920; Ellis County, TX; burial in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, TX