(1841 - 1904)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 19 year old on his parent's farm at Rotherwood in Carroll 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 elbow in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to the CSA General Hospital in Charlottesville, VA on 23 September and sent on to Lynchburg the next day. He was on wounded furlough to 14 December 1862. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
He attended Bowdon College in Carroll County, GA for two and a half years, taught school for 3 years, then was a farmer to at least 1900 in Carroll County.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, and from Henderson,2 as H. or H.H. Strickland. Personal details from family genealogists, the US Census of 1860, 1880, and 1900, and a bio sketch in S. Emmett Lucas, Jr.'s Memoirs of Georgia: Historical and Biographical Sketches (1896). His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Mary Elizabeth Camp (1846-1925) in December 1872 and they had 10 children.
More on the Web
More about Bowden College is online from the Georgia Historical Society.
04/07/1841; Coweta County, GA
07/28/1904; Carroll County, GA; burial in Old Camp United Methodist Church Cemetery, Carroll 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 28588]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28589]