(c. 1836 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 25, he enlisted at Greenwood as a Private in Company F, 2nd South Carolina Infantry on 17 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his right arm, the humerus (upper arm bone) broken, in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and he was captured there.
The rest of the War
His arm was amputated near the shoulder in a US field hospital the same day, he was paroled at Sharpsburg on 27 September and was "doing well" on 1 October 1862, but he died of wounds on 15 (or 20 October) 1862.
References & notes
c. 1836; Abbeville District, SC
10/15/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 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 27424]
2 Fisher, Geoge Jackson, MD, Report of Fifty-seven Cases of Amputations ... after the Battle of Antietam, The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 1863-01-01, pg. 49 [AotW citation 27425]