(1840 - 1908)
Home State: Georgia
Education: Georgia Military Institute, Class of 1861
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 24th Georgia Infantry
He was commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of the 24th Georgia Infantry on 30 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was in command of the Brigade at Sharpsburg on the 17th in the absence of BGen Howell Cobb.
The rest of the War
He was promoted Colonel of the regiment on 9 January 1864. He was wounded at Spottsylvania CH, and captured at Sayler's Creek in April 1865. He was imprisoned at Washington DC, then Johnson's Island, before being released in July 1865.
After the War
He was a merchant and banker in south Georgia, then at Gainesville - founding and being President of the State Banking Company (Gainesville) by 1890.
References & notes
05/08/1840; Grove Level, Jackson County, GA
05/25/1908; Gainesville, GA; burial in Alta Vista Cemetery, Gainesville, GA
1 Allardice, Bruce S., Confederate Colonels, Columbia (Mo): University of Missouri Press, 2008 [AotW citation 1028]
2 Northern, William J., and John Temple Graves, Men of Mark in Georgia, 6 volumes, Atlanta: A. B. Caldwell, 1906-1912, Vol. 4, pp. 408 - 411 [AotW citation 1029]