(1834 - 1915)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was 25 years old, and lived with lawyer Joshua Patrick and family at Monticello in Jasper County, GA; possibly a law student. He enlisted as First Sergeant of Company C, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 at Griffin, GA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was on wounded furlough to 16 November 1862. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
By 1870 and to at least 1910 he was a farmer in Jasper County.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, and from Henderson,2 as John S. Waldrup. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has his middle name as Soloman.
He married Candice Elizabeth Tyler (1844-1911) in January 1866 and they had 9 children.
09/02/1834; Jasper County, GA
03/11/1915; Jasper County, GA; burial in Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Monticello, 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 28608]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28609]