(1838 - 1915)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted at age 28 (23?) in Charlotte in Company A, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 28 May 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 June and Sergeant on 1 December 1861. He was wounded in action at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862, and reported as captured at Frederick, MD on 7 October 1862.
The rest of the War
He was held at Fort McHenry, MD until paroled 12 November 1862. He was exchanged at City Point, VA on 21 November and sent to the General Hospital, Petersburg, VA with gunshot wounds, then on 60 day furlough. He was detailed for duty as a tax collector in Franklinville, Randolph County, NC on 1 December 1863.
References & notes
10/1838 in NC
08/16/1915; Williamson County, IL; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion, IL