(1833 - 1892)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 29 year old farmer in Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District, he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 7th South Carolina about April 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was sent to Fort McHenry in Baltimore on 13 October then on to Fortress Monroe, VA, where he was exchanged. He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA fro 20 to 26 October, then furloughed. He returned to duty on 21 January 1863. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.
References & notes
06/22/1833 in SC
03/26/1892; Abbeville County, SC; burial in Due West ARP Church Cemetery, Due West, 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 24201]
2 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 554 [AotW citation 24557]