(1824 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
An engineer from Gaston County, he was 38 years old when he enlisted as Private, Company K, 49th North Carolina Infantry on 15 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
Originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg "in Col. Miller's woods in front of Mrs. Lucker's house". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
1824; Montgomery County, NC
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 4984]
2 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. III, pg. 423 [AotW citation 12285]