(1842 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 17 year old farmer on his father Cadesman's large and successful place near Zebulon in Pike County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company A, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 at Griffin, GA.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
More on the Web
His stepmother wrote a letter in November 1862 describing her son and the manner of his death at Sharpsburg.
01/01/1842; Hancock County, GA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 7213]
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 27689]