Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted in Company C, 21st Mississippi Infantry about 1 June 1861 and was appointed Sergeant, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was probably killed or mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He was originally buried in "Euromus Hoffman's field south of barn" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett,1 as Pvt. J.S. Ervin. Basic service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database.
Date not known; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD