(c. 1845 - ?)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old farm boy in the Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He deserted from his unit at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and was sent to Philadelphia 4 July then on to Fort Delaware. He enlisted in US service, with Ahl's Independent Battery, (First) Delaware Heavy Artillery, mustered-in on 27 July 1863 as the battery was first organized, and served in the garrison at Fort Delaware to the end of the war.
References & notes
His service from Swain1 and his Compiled Service Records (for DE artillery) via the Historical Data Systems database.