(1829 - 1903)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 21 year old farmer with his father-in-law Maxey Brooks at Greenville in Meriwether County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company K, 13th Georgia Infantry on 10 May 1862 in LaGrange, GA.
On the Campaign
He may have been wounded in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862, and was detailed to tend wounded soldiers on 19 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He returned to his Company on 19 November 1862. He was captured at Winchester, VA on 19 September 1864 and held at Point Lookout until exchanged at James River, VA on 18 March 1865.
After the War
By 1870 and to at least 1880 he was a farmer at Panthersville, DeKalb County, GA.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, and Henderson.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Louisiana I Brooks (1841-1861) by 1860 and they had a daughter Jennie in 1861. He married again, Elizabeth Annie Crowley (1847-1901) in November 1866 and they had 10 children.
03/10/1829 in NC
04/11/1903; Draketown, GA; burial in McMillan Family Cemetery, Haralson 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 28527]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28528]