(1838 - 1911)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry
Mustered as First Corporal, Company D of the 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861. Promoted First Sergeant 28 April 1862 and Junior 2nd Lieutenant on 15 July.
The rest of the War
Promoted to First Lieutenant in 1863. Captured as Spottsylvania, Virginia (12 May 1864) while commanding the Sharpshooters of the Regiment. He was paroled at Charleston SC in December.
After the War
He was a life long employee - retiring as Superintendent - of the Southern Express Company of Atlanta.
References & notes
05/08/1838 in CT
07/05/1911; Atlanta, GA; burial in Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, GA
1 Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 130 - 137 [AotW citation 2611]
2 US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Series 1, Vol 19, Part 1 (Serial 27), pg. 1028 [AotW citation 2622]