(c. 1838 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 53rd Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 23 year old farmer on his father's place in the Black Hall District of Fulton County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company C, 53rd Georgia Infantry on 22 July 1862 at Vaughn's Farm,, VA as a substitute for James H. Brown.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in Chimborazo Hospital #3 in Richmond to 14 November 1862, then transferred to a hospital in Petersburg, VA. He was back with his Company by February 1863. He was wounded again, on 20 June 1864 at Petersburg, VA and in Richmond, VA hospitals or on furlough afterward. He was listed as absent wounded or sick to December 1864 but as absent without leave in February 1865, the last muster roll in his file.
References & notes
c. 1838; Cobb County, GA
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 27402]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 27403]