(1809 - 1863)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th Georgia Infantry
A 51 year old lawyer in Quitman, he was appointed the original Major of the Regiment in June 1861 and was elected Lieutenant Colonel on 15 April 1862.1
On the Campaign
He commanded the regiment in Maryland.
The rest of the War
He was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.1 His son Thomas was with him at his death and another son, John, was nearby, both in the Army.
References & notes
His memorial in Laurel Grove Cemetery North in Savannah is on Findagrave.
07/02/1863; Gettysburg, PA