(1833 - 1905)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry
A 28 year old clerk with J. Hesse & Company in Mobile, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 23 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
In 1864 he was detailed to the Provost Guard at Gordonsville, VA.
After the War
He was in Virginia, his new wife's native state shortly after the war, but was back in Mobile, a bookkeeper there, by 1880.
References & notes
His service from the State of Alabama1 and Alfred Young's The Complete Roster and Service Records of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia during the Overland Campaign (2019). His wounding on South Mountain from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Virginia Anne Burnham (1841-1901) in March 1866 in Albemarle County, VA and they had 2 children born in Virginia by 1869.
04/03/1833; New Haven, CT
04/18/1905; Eureka Springs, AR; burial in Greenwood Cemetery, West Point, MS