(1838 - 1909)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Duntonville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was appointed First Corporal on 13 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 22 September, 4th Sergeant in October, and 3rd Sergeant in about February 1863. He was promoted to 2nd Sergeant in June 1864 but reduced to 4th Sergeant again in April 1865. 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 Grant's and Collins Townships, Edgefield County.
More on the Web
01/10/1909; burial in Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery, Edgefield, SC