(1844 - 1920)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old farm boy from near Conwayboro, Horry District, he enlisted as Private, Company L, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 26 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the knee in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured on 16 October in Charlestown, VA, sent to Harpers Ferry on the 22nd, on to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD, then exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 25 October 1862. He was at a hospital in Richmond and furloughed on 15 November 1862. He was wounded again, in the foot at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. He was detailed as a hospital nurse in Newnan, GA from October to at least December 1863 and returned to his Company in April 1864. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 6 May 1864, but was sick in hospitals to at least September 1864 with no further military record.
After the War
In 1880 he was a bookkeeper in Conwayboro, but by 1900 was farming in Buck's Township in Horry County. He applied for a Confederate Pension in March 1919, still a farmer, living in Toddville.
References & notes
01/11/1844; Toddville, SC
10/29/1920; Horry County, SC; burial in Union Methodist Church Cemetery, Conway, SC