(1831 - 1917)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 29 year old farmer on his family's plantation at Edgefield Court House, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He reenlisted in Company A 13 April 1862 and was appointed 4th Corporal on 8 July.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and was promoted to 2nd Corporal the next day.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Corporal on 2 July 1863, probably on the field at Gettysburg, PA, and was wounded again, in his right elbow at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant on 18 March 1864 and transferred to command Company H in August. He was severely wounded at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864, was in hospitals to 24 December, then furloughed for 30 days. He was surrendered and paroled at Augusta, GA on 3 June 1865.
References & notes
11/08/1917; burial in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Trenton, SC