(1843 - 1909)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old farm boy at Graniteville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 9th South Carolina Infantry in April 1861. He was promoted to 4th Corporal, date not given. He transferred as a Private to Company A, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 31 August 1862.
On the Campaign
Two weeks later he was wounded by a gunshot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in a hospital in Culpeper, VA to 25 September 1862. He was absent from November 1863 to March 1864 and then detailed to the Brigade Quartermaster til June. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.
After the War
He married in Alabama in 1867 and lived there to at least 1877. In 1900 he was a grain inspector in Columbus, GA.
References & notes
12/06/1843; Trenton, Edgefield District, SC
07/10/1909; Columbus, GA; burial in Riverdale Cemetery, Columbus, GA
1 Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company H, 9th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols. [AotW citation 24489]
2 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 485 [AotW citation 24490]