(c. 1825 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
He had served in the Mexican-American War about 1846-48 as a Corporal in Company I of the Palmetto Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers. He was a farmer near Bowdon Village, GA by 1860, and he enlisted there at age 36 as a Private in Company B, Cobb's Legion Infantry on 30 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed by a gunshot through his head in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References & notes
His Civil War service from Hugh W. Barrow in the roster appended to his book Private James R. Barrow and Company B, Cobb's Legion Infantry (1996) [pdf], as Robert G.W. Slowman. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.
He married married Lucretia Duretin Wiggins (1831-1891) in December 1849 and they had 4 children.
c. 1825 in SC
09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD