(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old farmer in Chatham County, he volunteered as a substitute and mustered as Private, Company H, 30th North Carolina Infantry on 15 February 1862 at Camp Wyatt, NC.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds at Sharpsburg on 24 September 1862. He was 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
c. 1841; Chatham County, NC
09/24/1862; 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 4802]
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 19369]