(1835 - 1863)
Home State: Virginia
Education: Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Class of 1858;Class Rank: 11/19
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 38th Virginia Infantry
After graduation from VMI he was a teacher and co-principal of the Danville (VA) Military Academy. He was appointed Col. of the 38th Virginia 1 July 1861. He was wounded in action at Seven Pines, commanded the Brigade at Malvern Hill, and was out sick in the summer of 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded his regiment in Maryland.
The rest of the War
He was killed in "Picket's Charge" at Gettysburg, PA, on 3 July 1863. Buried anonymously on the battlefield, and reinterred (probably in 1872) in the "Gettysburg Dead" section of Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond.
References & notes
1/21/1835; Paris, VA
7/3/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA