(1841 - 1920)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Alabama Infantry
In 1860 he was a 20 year old worker on his parent's small farm at Wedowee in Randolph County, AL. He enlisted at Montgomery, AL as a Private in Company D, 13th Alabama Infantry on 19 July 1861. He was appointed Color Sergeant about August 1862 (to date from 1 June).
On the Campaign
While serving as Color Sergeant he was severely wounded by a gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was paroled at Sharpsburg on 30 September 1862 and was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 31 October. His leg was amputated and he was furloughed home on 17 December 1862.
After the War
By 1880 he was a blacksmith at Rock Mills, Randolph County, AL. In 1900 he was a blacksmith and the jail warden at Lafayette, Chambers County, AL and in 1910 was a blacksmith with his own shop there. He was retired in Chambers County by 1910.
References & notes
03/30/1841; Roanoke, AL
07/16/1920; LaFayette, AL; burial in LaFayette Cemetery, Lafayette, AL