(1833 - 1864)
Home State: Mississippi
Education: Yale University
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was practicing as a physician in Woodville, Mississippi at the start of the War. He was appointed Lieutenant, the Jeff Davis Guards - later Company D, of the 21st Mississippi Infantry - at Woodville in May 1861.
The rest of the War
He was killed in action, leading the 21st, at the battle of Cedar Creek (Va) 21 October 1864.
References & notes
Source: a biographical sketch and portrait from Patricia B. Mitchell on her Sims-Mitchell House B & B site
10/19/1864; Cedar Creek, VA; burial in Sligo, Mississippi