(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 21, from New Hanover County, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 3rd North Carolina Infantry on 1 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his left leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and captured.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 22 October but died there on 24 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick." Possibly reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
10/24/1862; Frederick, 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 4630]
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 26231]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #5.246 [AotW citation 26232]