(1840 - 1917)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 20 year old farmer in Richardsonville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was assigned as a musician to the regimental band in August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded by a gunshot in April 1864, place not given, and in hospitals in Charlottesville and Lynchburg, VA. He was wounded yet again, by a gunshot to his face at Cold Harbor, VA on 3 June 1864, and was treated at a hospital in Richmond into August. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.
After the War
By 1880 he was a farmer at Coleman, Edgefield County. In 1900 he was a salesman in Saluda.
References & notes
02/12/1917; Saluda, SC; burial in Travis Park Cemetery, Saluda, SC