(1839 - 1920)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry
A 21 year old planter, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 23 August 1861 in Norfolk, VA. He was wounded at Seven Pines, VA in June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 8 May 1864, furloughed 13 July, and afterward absent, disabled. He retired from service on 4 January 1865.
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 Helen Sibley (1846-1940).
10/17/1839; Stockton, Baldwin County, AL
12/28/1920; Mobile, AL; burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, AL