(1843 - 1892)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
An 18 year old worker on his father's farm in Butler County, he enlisted in Greenville, AL as 3rd Corporal, Company F, 8th Alabama Infantry on 20 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was cited for bravery in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 on a regimental Roll of Honor.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Sergeant in 1864. He was a nurse at the CSA General Hospital in Farmville, VA by 9 April 1865 and was surrendered and paroled there on 11 April.
After the War
By 1870 and to at least 1880 he was a farmer at Dead Fall in Butler County.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Record (CSR) at the US National Archives via fold3 and Colonel Herbert's History.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Ann Eugenia Smith (1848-1925) in November 1866 and they had 10 children.
06/14/1843; Baldwin County, GA
08/13/1892; burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Greenville, AL