(1841 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 19 year old farmer on his father's place at Alma in Page County, VA. He enlisted as 2nd Corporal of Company H, 33rd Virginia Infantry on 1 June 1861 at Luray, VA and was wounded at First Manassas on 21 July. He promoted to 2nd Sergeant on 1 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was probably killed or mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, with no later record.
References & notes
1841; Page County, VA
09/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 Reidenbaugh, Lowell, 33rd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard. Inc, 1987 [AotW citation 28307]
2 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 28308]