(1823 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Education: U of Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Georgia Infantry
He studied the law and established a practice in Jamesville, Franklin County in 1855. In 1861 he organized a Company of troops and was commissioned Captain, Company B, 15th Georgia Infantry on 14 June 1861. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on 1 May and Colonel on 22 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded and captured at Sharpsburg on 17th September, and died of wounds at David Smith's Farm later that day.
References & notes
01/07/1823; Jefferson, GA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, Md.
1 Muster Roll Of Company B, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry; Franklin County, Georgia - Tugalo Blues
Eastern Digital Resources, The Civil War in Georgia, Published 2000, first accessed 30 June 2005, <http://www.researchonline.net/gacw/>, Source page: rosters/15thcomb.htm [AotW citation 121]
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 19403]