(1836 - 1920)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 24 year old farmer on his father's place in Wilkes County, he enlisted in Wake County and mustered as Private, Company B, First North Carolina Infantry on 31 May 1861.
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 2 October, and was formally exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was wounded by a gunshot in June 1864 and furloughed home, was back on duty by December, but was wounded again about 16 December 1864. He was captured at Petersburg, VA on 3 April 1865 and was in the prison on Hart's Island in New York Harbor until he took the oath of allegiance and was released on 17 June 1865.
References & notes
04/1836 in NC
03/10/1920; Buckner, Louisa County, VA; burial in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Boomer, NC