(c. 1841 - 1863)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry
He appears in the 1860 Federal Census for Quitman County, GA as a 19 year old merchant. He enrolled 15 August 1861 and was Captain of Company F, 7th Battalion Georgia Infantry. That unit became Company F of the 61st Georgia Infantry.
On the Campaign
He probably commanded the 38th Georgia Infantry at Sharpsburg on 17 September after all their officers were down.
The rest of the War
He was elected Major on 1 March 1863, but killed in action at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863.
References & notes
c. 1841 in IRELAND
07/01/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/rosters/roster2/61st_inf_regt_rost_f.html [AotW citation 13253]