(1829 - 1863)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 53rd Virginia Infantry
He was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company K, 53rd Virginia Infantry on 9 May 1861. He was promoted to Captain on 9 December 1861.
On the Campaign
He assumed command of the Regiment at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 after Captain Pollard was killed.
The rest of the War
He died of disease at home in Charles City County, VA on 15 January 1863.
References & notes
Service and other details from Gregory G. Howard's 53rd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1999) via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists.
1829; New Kent, VA
01/15/1863; Hartland, Charles City County, VA