(1834 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 25 year old farmer on his mother's substantial farm at Flat Rock, Kershaw District, he enlisted as Private, Company D, 15th South Carolina Infantry about 1 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was reported missing and presumed killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References & notes
His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860.
He married Nancy Dawson (later Smyrl, 1840-1931) in November 1858.
01/16/1834; Kershaw District, SC
09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, MD