(1831 - 1927)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 30 year old farmer next door to his in-laws at Lott's, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 June 1861. He reenlisted in Company A on 13 April 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, by a gunshot to his thigh at Chancellorsville, VA on 4 May 1863, was in hospitals in Richmond, VA to 18 July 1863, then furloughed for 60 days. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.
After the War
By 1870 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer at Shaws, Edgefield County, SC.
References & notes
01/1831 in SC
06/20/1927; Edgefield County, SC; burial in Philippi Baptist Church Cemetery, Johnston, SC