(1829 - 1878)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a successful 32 year old farmer near Cuthbert in Randolph County, GA. He enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant of Company E, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin, GA. He was elected First Lieutenant on 23 April 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot to his right hand and wrist in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was home in Brookeville, GA on wounded furlough through at least April 1863 and was promoted to Captain to date from 2 December 1862. He resigned his commission on 4 April 1864 due to disability.
After the War
By 1870 he was farming again at Cuthbert, GA.
References & notes
05/25/1829 in GA
12/08/1878; Brooksville, GA; burial in Brooksville Cemetery, Randolph 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 28600]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28601]