(c. 1839 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company A, 26th Alabama Infantry, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured nearby.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 5 October 1862 in Boonsboro, MD.
After the War
He was originally buried "in Mrs. Hoffman's barn field near Boonsboro, 150 yards N. W. of the barn" but was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
c. 1839; Greenville District, SC
10/05/1862; Boonsboro, 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 4669]
2 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <https://ranger95.com/civil_war/alabama/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_a.html [AotW citation 25477]