(c. 1833 - 1889)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 27 year old turpentine worker at Octavia in Early County, GA. He enlisted as a Corporal in Company G, 13th Georgia Infantry on 5 August 1861 in Richmond, VA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, by gunshots to his face and in the back at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
By 1870 he was a farm worker near Blakely in Early County, GA and in 1880 was farming his own place there.
References & notes
c. 1833; Onslow County, NC
11/22/1889; Blakely, GA; burial in Old Sardis Cemetery, Blakely, GA
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 7273]
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 28279]