(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Alabama Infantry
A married 24 year old farmer, he mustered as Private, Company F, 15th Alabama Infantry on 3 July 1861 at Brundidge, AL.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Originally buried "on eastern side of branch in Samuel Poffenbarger's meadow and along the line fence between Poffenbarger and Miller" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
09/17/1862; 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 4681]
2 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=67265 [AotW citation 20047]