(1837 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Education: The Citadel Academy, Class of 1857
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Hampton (SC) Legion
A farmer on his mother's place in Sumter, SC, he enlisted and mustered as First Sergeant, Company G, Hampton Legion Infantry on 19 August 1861. He was elected First Lieutenant on 25 April 1862 at the reorganization.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 while leading his Company.
References & notes
1837; Sumter District , SC
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company G, Hampton Legion, South Carolina Vols. [AotW citation 24118]
2 Military Order of the Stars and Bars, Confederate Officers Card Index, Springfield, TN: MOS&B, 2014 [AotW citation 24119]