(1838 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry
A 22 year old clerk in his father's store in Tuskegee, he enlisted there as 3rd Corporal in Company C, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 27 April 1861 and was promoted to First Corporal on 13 May. He was appointed First Sergeant on 12 September, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 1 June 1862, and promoted to First Lieutenant on 23 June.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on or about 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 19 October 1862 and then on furlough for 30 days. He was promoted to Captain of his Company, probably to date from 14 May 1863 when Captain Bryan resigned, but was killed at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864.
References & notes
10/28/1838; Muscogee, GA
05/12/1864; Spotsylvania Court House, VA; burial in Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA