(c. 1829 - ?)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 33 year old farmer at Murray's Ferry, Williamsburg District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to his head and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to US Amy General Hospital #4 in Frederick, MD on 12 October and transferred to GH #7 on 17 October. He was sent on to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange on 20 October 1862. He was absent from his Company from November 1863 to about January 1864. He was reported missing at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864 with no further military record.
After the War
By 1870 and to at least 1880 he was a farmer in Anderson Township, Williamsburg County, SC.
More on the Web
c. 1829 in SC
1 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #0, 786 [AotW citation 24240]
2 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 597 [AotW citation 24599]