Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company K, 5th Alabama Infantry at Hayneville on 24 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right leg in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured there.
The rest of the War
His right leg was amputated, probably in a nearby field hospital, and he was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 28 November. He was transferred to Baltimore, probably for exchange, on 5 December 1862. He was later furloughed home, permanently disabled.
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=129430, etc. [AotW citation 25631]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #1.496 [AotW citation 25636]