(1839 - 1895)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
About age 22, from Greensboro, he enlisted as First Sergeant, Company I (later D), 5th Alabama Infantry on 11 May 1861 at Sangster's Cross Roads. He was commissioned Brevet (Jr.) 2nd Lieutenant on 31 May. He resigned on 8 (or 17) October 1861, but probably resumed his non-commissioned service.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References & notes
His service from the State of Alabama.1 He's listed as missing on South Mountain in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862, as Sergeant. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Ellen Harrison Bonsal (1843-1930) in September 1865 and they had a daughter Elizabeth.
1839 in AL
12/21/1895; Tuscaloosa, AL; burial in Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro, AL