(1822 - 1880)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 20th Georgia Infantry
see his Battle Report
He was a Sergeant in the Mexican War (1846-48) in the Macon Guards, Georgia Volunteers, later served as an officer in the state militia, and was Town Marshall of Macon at the start of the War. He was organized a company and was commissioned Captain, Company A, 20th Georgia Infantry on 17 May 1861. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on 5 September 1861 and Colonel on 7 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded the regiment in Maryland.
The rest of the War
He resigned his commission on 27 (or 29) May 1863 due to atrophy of his left leg. From 8 June 1864 he served in Macon as Colonel of the 5th Georgia Reserve Infantry. He surrendered and was paroled in April 1865.
After the War
He was the Police chief of Macon, GA and Doorkeeper of the Georgia State Senate (1873-77).
References & notes
08/04/1880; Macon, GA; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, GA
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 19429]