(1836 - 1919)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
He enlisted as a Private in Company B, 13th Georgia Infantry on 6 May 1862 in Savannah, 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 from 8 October 1862 to 8 February 1863. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
By 1880 he was a farmer in Meriwether County, GA but in 1900 he was a carpenter there. In 1910 he was a grocer in Thigpen, Colquitt 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 1880-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Nancy Suwna J Brown (1839-1926) in 1862 and they had 7 children.
His brother David Marion Parkman (1841-1921) was also in Company B, and was with him at Appomattox.
02/20/1836; Edgefield District, SC
11/29/1919; Colquitt County, GA; burial in Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Doerun, 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 28549]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28550]