(1840 - 1905)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 22, from Guilford County, he was conscripted as Private, Company A, First North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862 in Guilford.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was absent, wounded, to about the end of 1862 and then back with his Company. He was captured at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864 and first held at Point Lookout, MD. He was transferred to Elmira, NY on 13 August 1864 and told Federal authorities in December that he wanted to take an oath of allegiance to the US and join two brothers in Henry County, Indiana. He was finally released after taking the oath on 17 May 1865.
After the War
By 1880 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer in Guilford County, NC (along with his bachelor brother Eli Jasper).
References & notes
05/01/1840; Guilford County, NC
05/29/1905; Summerfield, Guilford County, NC; burial in New Garden Friends Cemetery, Greensboro, NC