(1835 - 1906)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 26 year old farmer in Mapleton, Abbeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the thigh in action on Maryland Heights, MD near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA and returned to duty in about February 1863. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 2 July 1863, probably on the field at Gettysburg, PA. He was promoted to First Corporal about April 1865, was surrendered on 26 April 1865, and was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.
After the War
By 1880 (and to at least 1900) he was a farmer at Bordeaux in Abbeville County.
References & notes
08/26/1835 in SC
06/17/1906; McCormick, SC; burial in Newby Cemetery, McCormick, SC
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 C, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols. [AotW citation 24194]
2 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 547 [AotW citation 24548]