(1838 - 1928)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company H, 26th Alabama Infantry, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured.
The rest of the War
He was held at Fort Delaware then exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA in November 1862. He was captured again, at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and back in Fort Delaware. He was released on 16 June 1865.
After the War
He ran a hotel in Pikesville, then a hotel and store in Guin, AL.
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). He was listed as missing in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Details from his death notice in the Marion County News of 5 January 1928. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
11/18/1838; Salisbury, NC
01/01/1928; Guin, AL; burial in Guin City Cemetery, Guin, AL
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_h.htm [AotW citation 25535]