(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 19 year old farmer at Longmires, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his side and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 22 October 1862 but died there of his wounds on 8 December 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick" and was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
12/08/1862; 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 4941]
2 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 #5.231 [AotW citation 24227]
3 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 623 [AotW citation 24639]