(c. 1840 - 1863)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
He enlisted as a Private in Company H, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin, GA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Boteler's Ford near Shepherdstown, VA on 19 September (and/or at Sharpsburg on 17 September) 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA by 5 October and furloughed home for 60 days on 12 October, returning on 3 December 1862. He was wounded in head and captured at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863, and died of wounds in a US Army hospital there on 6 July 1863.
His widow Rutha filed for his final pay in December 1863.
References & notes
07/06/1863; Gettysburg, PA
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 28598]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28599]