(1844 - 1876)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old farm boy in Duntonville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 2 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to his arm and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 12 to 13 October 1862, transferred to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, then on to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 14 October. He was wounded again, by a gunshot to his left ankle in the Wilderness, VA. He was in hospitals in Richmond, VA to 20 May when he was furloughed for 60 days with no further military records.
More on the Web
10/05/1844; Edgefield District, SC
11/11/1876; burial in Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery, Edgefield, 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 #993 [AotW citation 24242]
2 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 617 [AotW citation 24627]