(1841 - 1924)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 19 year old shoemaker's son in Luray in Page County, VA. He enlisted there as a Private in Company H, 33rd Virginia Infantry on 1 June 1861. He was home on sick furlough from 16 October through at least February 1862 and absent without leave from 20 May to 4 September.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was absent, sick for most of 1863. He was captured at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864, a prisoner at Fort Delaware by 21 May, and exchanged on 18 September 1864. He was in a Richmond, VA hospital, again sick, on 22 September and furloughed home to Page County for 40 days on 24 September 1864. He was surrendered and paroled at Winchester, VA on 1 June 1865.
After the War
He was living in Green Township, Mahoning County, OH by 1874. In 1910 he was a retail florist there, living with his son Walter and wife Pearl.
References & notes
02/06/1841; Page County, VA
05/19/1924; Mahoning County, OH; burial in Christian Cemetery, Greenford, OH