(1840 - 1912)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 21, son of a substantial Fairfield planter, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 12th South Carolina Infantry on 20 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was at Fort McHenry in Baltimore then exchanged at Fortress Monroe, VA on 18 October 1862. He was discharged on 3 January 1863.
After the War
By 1870 he was farming in Georgia.
References & notes
His service from the Roll,1 as Sergeant (not in CSRs), and Lt. J.R. Boyle's Reminiscences of the Civil War (1890), who says he was wounded at 2nd Manassas. Thanks to Barry Truluck for many details from his Compiled Service Records via fold3, the US Census for 1860-1910, and the Richland Public Library. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
12/31/1912; burial in Mount Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Norcross, GA