(1841 - 1900)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 19 year old farmer at Longmires, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was on furlough into January 1863. He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and his leg was amputated. He was captured in Williamsport, MD on 14 July and treated at US hospitals in Hagerstown, MD, Harrisburg, PA, and Baltimore, MD to 25 September 1863. He was paroled and exchanged at City Point, VA. He was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 29 September and furloughed home for 30 days in October. He was discharged for disability on 27 April 1864 in Columbia, SC.
After the War
In 1870 he was working in a grist mill in Hibler Township, Edgefield County, SC. By 1880 and up to June 1900 he was farming there.
References & notes
06/02/1841 in SC
07/05/1900; Pelzer, SC; burial in Pelzer Community Cemetery, Pelzer, SC