(1839 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
In 1860 he was 20 years old, living with the Muse family in Uniontown, Perry County, AL, and was probably a mechanic. Giving his age as 25, he enlisted as a Private in Company I (later D), 5th Alabama Infantry on 16 May 1861 in Uniontown (or on 6 May in Selma).
On the Campaign
He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References & notes
His service from the State of Alabama.1 His death on South Mountain is also in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.
12/21/1839; Roanoke, VA
09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <https://archives.alabama.gov/research/CivilWarService.aspx>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=142453, etc. [AotW citation 25613]