(c. 1841 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
Known by Montgomery, in 1860 he was 19 years old living with his parents and siblings on a farm at Pickensville, AL. He enlisted as a Private in Company C (later renamed H), 5th Alabama Infantry on 8 August 1861 in Pickensville.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was a prisoner at Fort Delaware until 2 October when he was sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange. He was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 23 October ad then furloughed for 30 days. He was declared exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was mortally wounded by a gunshot on 5 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA and died of wounds on 20 May 1864 in the CS General Hospital in Staunton, VA.
References & notes
c. 1841 in AL
05/20/1864; Staunton, VA; burial in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, 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 28067]