(c. 1833 - 1863)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
In 1860 he was a 27 year old farmer in Salisbury, NC. He enlisted a Private in Company K of the 4th North Carolina Infantry on 6 September 1861 in Salisbury.
On the Campaign
He was captured in Maryland on 15 September 1862 - the day following the regiment's fight at Fox's Gap on South Mountain. The Federal POW Roll says he was captured at Sharpsburg on that date, which is unlikely.
The rest of the War
He was a prisoner at Fort Delaware then paroled and sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 2 October, and declared exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was killed in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863.
References & notes
c. 1833 in NC
05/03/1863; Chancellorsville, VA; burial in Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, 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 27551]
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 27552]