(1832 - 1901)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company C (later H), 5th Alabama Infantry on 20 April 1861 in Pickensville and was commissioned Captain on 27 April 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded his Company in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863 and was held in the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, DC. He was in a Richmond, VA hospital at the end of the war.
References & notes
07/21/1832; Pickens County, AL
10/03/1901; burial in Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, MS
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=12322, etc. [AotW citation 25624]