(1828 - 1864)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
From the Fairfield District, he enlisted as Private, Company G (later B), 17th South Carolina Infantry on 14 December 1861 at Camp Hampton near Columbia, SC.
On the Campaign
He was in action at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap) on South Mountain, MD on 14 September and assigned to the ambulance corps at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was with his Company until he was sent to the hospital, sick, in August 1864 then furloughed home on 26 October. He died there of disease on 9 November 1864.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his presence at "Boonsboro" and detail at Sharpsburg from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), both online from fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Elizabeth Jane Robertson Dye (1833-1911) and they had 5 children between 1853 and 1862.
08/31/1828; Woodward, SC
11/09/1864; Fairfield District, SC; burial in Beaver Creek Baptist Cemetery, Fairfield County, SC