(1826 - 1902)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 44th Georgia Infantry
A lawyer and politician before the War, he helped organize his company and mustered into service as Captain of the Jasper Volunteers - Company B of the 44th Georgia Infantry on 17 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded the depleted Forty-Fourth at Sharpsburg as the senior officer present.
The rest of the War
He was wounded at Chancellorsville 4 May 1863, saw action at Gettysburg, and was promoted Major of the regiment in September 1863. He retired from field service in May 1864 for disability, and was assigned duty in Augusta to the end of the War.
After the War
He returned to his law practice in Monticello, Jasper County and again served in the state legislature (1882-83).
References & notes
02/25/1826; Jasper County, GA
06/01/1902; Monticello, GA; burial in Monticello Methodist Church, Jasper County, GA