Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted in Company E (renamed B), 5th Alabama Infantry on 1 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and left on the battlefield in action on South Mountain on 14 September.
The rest of the War
He probably died at a US Army field hospital in Boonsboro, MD, date not given. Originally buried "in Mrs. Hoffman's barn field near Boonsboro, 150 yards N. W. of the barn". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Date not known; Boonsboro, 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 5037]
2 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15793]