(c. 1828 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 33 year old wheelwright at Dorn's Mill in the Edgefield District, he enlisted as a Private in Company G, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was appointed 3rd Sergeant on 1 March 1862. He was sick in Virginia hospitals into July, but was promoted to 2nd Sergeant about August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in the South Carolona brigade hospital in Manchester, VA to 2 November, then on 60 days' furlough. He was wounded again, mortally, by a gunshot to his head at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was treated at Chimborazo Hospital #5 in Richmond, VA from 13 May to 7 June and then furloughed home, where he died on 6 July 1863.
References & notes
07/06/1863; Dorn's Mill, Edgefield District, SC; burial in Bryan Cemetery, Richardsonville, SC