(c. 1844 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old farmer in Warren County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 14th North Carolina Infantry on 15 May 1861 in Northampton County.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 24 September. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
09/15/1862; 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 4940]
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 19188]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #9.578 [AotW citation 19189]