(1844 - 1918)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old farmer at Due West Corner, Abbeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 14 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was on furlough to 8 December 1862. He was wounded again, by gunshot to the hand and a shell-bruise on his leg, on 4 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA. He was in hospitals in Manchester, Richmond, and Charlottesville, VA into August 1863, then reported absent without leave to June 1864. He was slightly wounded at Strasburg, VA on 13 October 1864 with no further military record.
After the War
In 1880 he was a farmer in Diamond Hill, Abbeville County. In 1910 he was living in Anderson County with 3 of his children.
References & notes
12/16/1844; Abbeville District, SC
04/05/1918; Anderson County, SC; burial in Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, SC