(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 18, from Edgefield, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was appointed 5th Sergeant on 13 May 1862, and was Color Sergeant when he was slightly wounded in the hip at Savage Station, VA on 29 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 while carrying the colors. Colonel Aiken shouted for him to get down with the rest of the men, but he remained standing and was hit by a gunshot to his abdomen.
The rest of the War
He was captured and later paroled, at Sandy Hook, MD on 22 September, but died of his wounds on 10 October 1862.
References & notes
c. 1843; Edgefield District, SC