(1844 - 1929)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted at age 18 in Morganton, NC in Company D, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 20 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action on 16 September 1862 at Boonsboro, MD.
The rest of the War
He was held at Fort Delaware until paroled, then exchanged 10 November 1862 at Aiken’s Landing, VA. We was wounded in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 4 May 1863. He was again captured in Pennsylvania, on the Gettysburg Campaign, on 5 July 1863 and again held at Fort Delaware. He was transferred to Point Lookout, MD on 18 October 1863. He was paroled and exchanged at City Point, VA on 20 March 1864. He was wounded again, in action at Winchester, VA on 19 September 1864. He was paroled at War’s end at Burkeville, VA between 14 and 17 April 1865.
After the War
He was a farmer for most of his life, and lived in the Old Soldier's Home in Raleigh "for a number of years".
References & notes
01/25/1929; Raleigh, NC; burial in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Morganton, NC