(c. 1839 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 22 year old merchant in Warren County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 14th North Carolina Infantry on 6 July 1861 at Camp Bragg, VA. He was promoted to Sergeant on 28 November 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on the S.H. Grove farm near Sharpsburg on 5 October 1862 and was originally buried there. He was probably reinterred in Hagerstown about 1871.
References & notes
c. 1839; Warren County, NC
10/05/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4456]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966- [AotW citation 19187]