(1836 - 1912)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 25, from Rowan County, he enlisted at Gold Hill as a Private in Company K of the 4th North Carolina Infantry on 27 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 wounded at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863 and was back with his Company in November 8163. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865 and signed an oath of allegiance at Salisbury, NC on 29 May.
After the War
By 1870 he was a "marble hand" at Concord in Cabarrus County, NC. In 1900 he was a marble dealer in Albemarle Township, Stanly County and by 1910 he had retired and was living with his son Henry and his family, still in Albemarle.
References & notes
1836; Montgomery County, NC
11/27/1912; Salisbury, NC; burial in Eastview Cemetery, Newton, 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 27647]
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 27648]