Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as First Sergeant of Company C, 26th Alabama Infantry on 7 December 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863 and paroled the next day. He was later listed on the Roll of Honor for his action there. He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and was captured in a field hospital there on 5 July. He was briefly at the hospital in Fort Delaware but was exchanged on 31 July and returned to duty.
References & notes
His service from Fincham's roster,1 sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000).
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <https://ranger95.com/civil_war/alabama/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_c.htm [AotW citation 25502]