(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 23 year old farmer near Griffin in Spalding County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company I, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin, GA.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of his wounds on 21 September 1862, probably in Shepherdstown, VA. His widow Nancy applied for his final pay of $125.23 in January 1863.
References & notes
Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1. His service from his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Nancy Jane Bridges (1845-1897) in 1858. She married again, his cousin Henry Philemon Ogletree (1842-1921), a veteran of Company I, in 1865.
c. 1837 in GA
09/21/1862; Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV
1 United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76 [AotW citation 5128]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 28351]