(1840 - 1862)
Home State: Mississippi
Education: U of Mississippi (Law), Class of 1860
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Coahoma County, he was commissioned Captain, Company B, 11th Mississippi Infantry on 1 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action, shot in the abdomen at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Originally buried "in Benj. Grave's [Grove] young orchard on left hand side of road to Shepherdstown" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett1. Service data from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. Details from the Historical Catalogue of the University of Mississippi: 1849-1909 (1910) and the Semi-centennial Register of the Members of the Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity (1902).
10/06/1840; Grenada, MS
09/17/1862; in MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD