(1832 - 1879)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a successful 28 year old farmer near Zebulon in Pike County, on a place between his father Willoughby and his father-in-law Samuel Slade, all slave owners. He enlisted as a Private in Company A, 13th Georgia Infantry on 14 May 1862 at Zebulon. He was wounded at Gaines Mill, VA in June.
On the Campaign
He was wounded again, by a gunshot to his left side in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 26 September and was furloughed from 10 October to 15 November 1862. He was detailed as a brigade teamster and/or ambulance driver from August 1863 to at least February 1865 and was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
By 1870 he was again farming in Pike County. He died at age 47 of "malarial fever."
References & notes
02/13/1832; Taliaferro County, GA
12/09/1879; Pike County, GA; burial in Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lamar County, GA
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 7199]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 27675]