(1843 - 1912)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
He enlisted as a Private in Company B, 13th Georgia Infantry on 2 August 1862 at La Grange, GA and joined his Company at Manassas, VA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA on 23 September, sent on to Lynchburg on the 24th, and was on wounded furlough to 1 March 1863. He was probably wounded again, near Fredericksburg, VA in April 1863 but was back on duty in July. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
By 1870 he was a worker on Reuben J Butts'large farm near LaGrange in Troup County, GA. In 1880 he was farming his own place in Troup County. By 1907 he was in Roanoke, AL.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, and from Henderson.2 Personal details from family genealogists, the US Census of 1870 and 1880, and the Alabama Census of Confederate Veterans (1907). His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Serenia McCallister (1846-1905) in January 1872 and they had 5 children.
09/15/1843; Madison, Morgan County, GA
05/13/1912; Roanoke, AL; burial in Mount Hickory Cemetery, Chambers County, AL
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 28485]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28486]