(1828 - 1864)
Home State: Florida
Education: Jefferson Medical College, Class of 1850
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Florida Infantry
A wealthy physician, planter, and state legislator in Leon County, FL, before the War, he mustered as Captain, Company I, 1st Florida Infantry 5 April 1861 and was discharged 30 January 1862. He mustered as Lieutenant Colonel of the 5th Florida Infantry in March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded and probably captured at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain, September 14th. Colonel Hatch of the 4th New Jersey Infantry mentions this in his after-action report.
The rest of the War
He served as Assistant Adjutant General to General Joseph Johnston, and was was appointed Colonel 6 July 1863 after Colonel Hately was disabled and retired. He was wounded in action in the Wilderness, VA 6 May 1864. He was killed by a sniper at Petersburg, VA on 30 August 1864.
References & notes
01/27/1828; Oxford, GA
08/30/1864; Petersburg, VA; burial in Bellamy Cemetery, Jefferson County, 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 15449]
2 Allardice, Bruce S., Confederate Colonels, Columbia (Mo): University of Missouri Press, 2008, pg. 230 [AotW citation 15450]