(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 22, he was conscripted into service as a Private in Company C, 4th North Carolina Infantry on 10 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured at Boonesboro, MD on 15 September 1862 - the day following the regiment's fight at Fox's Gap on South Mountain.
The rest of the War
He was a prisoner at Fort Delaware by about 15 September, paroled and sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 2 October, and declared exchanged on 10 November 1862. He died, probably of disease, at Winchester, VA on 25 November 1862.
References & notes
c. 1840; Iredell County, NC
11/25/1862; Winchester, VA; burial in Massanutten Cemetery, Woodstock, VA
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 27545]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966- [AotW citation 27546]