Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Virginia Infantry
He enlisted as a Private in Company F, 16th Virginia Infantry, date not known.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He probably died at a field hospital in Burkittsville, MD. He was originally buried "close along the fence on west side of woods back of graveyard in Burkettsville [Burkittsville, Maryland]" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Date not known; Burkittsville, 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 4869]
2 Trask, Benjamin H., Sixteenth Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard Inc., 1986, roster [AotW citation 24739]