(1844 - 1864)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 16 year old student living on his parent's large farm in Heard County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company K, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin, GA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was on wounded furlough to 4 March 1863 and was killed in the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864.
References & notes
06/01/1844; Greene County, GA
05/05/1864; the Wilderness, VA; burial in Jackson Cemetery, Heard County, GA
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 28497]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28498]