(c. 1823 - 1869)
Home State: Florida
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Florida Infantry
He was appointed to the US Military Academy in 1842, but did not pass the entrance examinations. He served as a First Lieutenant and Assistant Adjutant General in the Mexican War, and was a lawyer in Alachua County, FL before the War. He mustered as Colonel of the 5th Florida Infantry in March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in both thighs in action while in command of the Regiment at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Disabled by his wounds, he resigned on 6 July 1863.
After the War
He continued his legal practice. He was murdered in 1869.
References & notes
c. 1823 in GA
08/09/1869; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Jasper, FL
1 State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pg. 136 [AotW citation 15447]
2 Allardice, Bruce S., Confederate Colonels, Columbia (Mo): University of Missouri Press, 2008, pg. 188 [AotW citation 15448]