(c. 1837 - ?)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
In 1860 he was a successful 23 year old merchant in Greensboro, AL. He enlisted as a Private in Company D, 5th Alabama Infantry, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot to his left leg and captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was paroled in Maryland on 22 September, and was a prisoner at Fort McHenry in Baltimore to 29 December, when he was sent on to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange. He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA by 5 January 1863, and was still absent from his Company in May 1863, the last record in his military file.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3; thanks to Miles Krisman for the pointer to him. Personal details from the US Census of 1860.
c. 1837 in GERMANY
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 27981]