(1842 - 1924)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 18 year old farm worker at Longmires, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured on 1 October 1862, place not given, and sent to Fort McHenry in Baltimore. He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 13 October and in hospitals in Richmond, VA to 9 November. He was furloughed and returned to duty in March 1863. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 30 July 1863 and 5th Sergeant on 1 June 1864. He was severely wounded in the chest at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864 with no further military record.
After the War
By 1870 he was a farm worker in Hibler Township, Edgefield County and was working his own place by 1880. His farm was in Yeldell Township, Greenwood County (formed in 1897) in 1900. He was killed in a car accident on his 82nd birthday in 1924.
References & notes
12/28/1842; Edgefield District, SC
12/28/1924; Greenwood, SC; burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Greenwood, SC