(1839 - 1908)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 22 year old farmer at Rehobath, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action in Maryland, on Maryland Heights on 13 September or at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to 4th Corporal on 1 September 1863 and wounded slightly at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September. He wa on detail to the Commissary Department in February 1864 and promoted to First Corporal in June. He was reported missing in action at Cedar Creek VA on 19 October 1864 but returned to his Company. He as reduced to 4th Corporal about April 1865, was surrendered on 26 April 1865, and was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.
After the War
By 1880 he was a farmer in Williston, Barnwell County, and was farming at Cokesbury, SC in 1900.
More on the Web
04/2/2/1839 in SC
09/27/1908; in SC; burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Greenwood, SC