Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted (as Sergeant?), Company D, 26th Alabama Infantry on 7 December 1861.
On the Campaign
He commanded the Company (as acting Lieutenant?) in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862; Lieutenant Ballenger being ill.
The rest of the War
He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant in October or November 1862 and First Lieutenant on 3 May 1863. He was wounded at Ezra Church, GA on 28 July 1864 and in a hospital in Macon, GA. H He was Captain by 30 November 1864 and took an oath of allegiance on 17 May 1865 in Columbus, MS.
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: /26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_d.htm [AotW citation 25510]