(c. 1832 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 53rd Georgia Infantry
From Newton County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 53rd Georgia Infantry on 12 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds at a US Army field hospital near Sharpsburg on 20 September 1862 and was originally buried "on west side of Mayer's old graveyard."
After the War
He was probably reinterred in the Washington Confederate Cemetery in Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
c. 1832 in GA
09/20/1862; 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 4492]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 19666]