Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Halifax County, he enlisted in Northampton and mustered as Sergeant, Company K, First North Carolina Infantry on 17 July 1861. He was reduced to Private on 30 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured at Frederick, MD on 12 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was held at Fort Delaware, sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 8 November, and was formally exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was ill into April 1863 then detailed to hospital duty. He returned to his Company in March 1864 and was captured again, at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864. He was in the prison at Point Lookout, MD until he was released after taking an oath of allegiance on 12 May 1865.
References & notes
His service from the Roster.1