Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company K, 26th Alabama Infantry and was promoted to Sergeant, dates not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the arm and thigh in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured.
The rest of the War
He was sent to Fort McHenry in Baltimore then exchanged on 13 October. He was in Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond, VA then furloughed home on 17 November 1862, but never returned to his Company.
References & notes
His service from Fincham's roster1, sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000). His wounding also in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862.
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_k.htm [AotW citation 25557]