(1837 - 1906)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 24 year old farm worker on his father's place in Lowndesville, Abbeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company D, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 18 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot to his right knee and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His leg was amputated at the US 5th Army Corps hospital near Sharpsburg and he was sent to the US Army General Hospital #1 in Frederick, MD on 2 January 1863. He was transferred to Fort McHenry in Baltimore on 27 April and exchanged at Fortress Monroe, VA on 30 April 1863 with no further military record.
After the War
By 1880 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer in Lowndesville, Abbeville County, SC.
References & notes
10/31/1837; Lowndesville, SC
03/28/1906; Lowndesville, SC; burial in Providence Cemetery, Lowndesville, SC