(c. 1841 - 1863)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 19 year old farmer on his newly-widowed mother Martha's place at Rocky Mount in Meriwether County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company B, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin, GA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot to his arm in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA on 23 September and sent on to Lynchburg on the 24th and was afterward on furlough into February 1863. He was captured at Crampton's Gap, MD on the return from Gettysburg on 6 July 1863 and died while a prisoner at Fort Delaware on 6 October 1863.
References & notes
c. 1841 in GA
10/06/1863; Fort Delaware, DE
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 28530]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28531]