(1835 - 1922)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 26, from Beaufort County, he enlisted there as 2nd Corporal of Company I of the 4th North Carolina Infantry on 25 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was briefly a prisoner at Fort Delaware, sent to Aiken's Landing, VA on 2 October for exchange, and was formally exchanged on 10 November. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 1 October 1863 and signed a parole at Burkeville, VA on 20 April 1865.
After the War
By 1880 and to at least 1920 he was a farmer in Richland Township, Beaufort County, NC.
References & notes
More on the Web
His memoirs of the war are among the papers of the US Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle Barracks, PA [finding aid (PDF)].
05/27/1835; Beaufort County, NC
03/25/1922; Beaufort County, NC; burial in Rowe Cemetery, Beaufort County, NC
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 27642]
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 27643]