(1842 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was an 18 year old student living on his parent's farm 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
03/10/1842; Pike County, GA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Bush Cemetery/Shockley Family Cemetery, Zebulon, GA
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 7218]
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 27697]