(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 21, from Wake County, he enlisted there as Private, 3rd North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by a gunshot and captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds in a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 15 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett.1 His service from the Roster.2 His stones at Mt. Olivet are on Findagrave.
10/15/1862; Frederick, 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 4918]
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 24750]