(1840 - 1903)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted in Company G (later renamed F), 5th Alabama Infantry on 10 April 1861 in Cahaba, AL. He was sick in a hospital in Richmond, VA from October - December 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 22 September and on furlough or in hospitals, sick, to 9 July 1863. He was sick again July - September 1864, with calculus (probably kidney stones) and fever, and was captured in action at Petersburg, VA on 2 April 1865. He was held at Point Lookout, MD until released on 9 June 1865 after taking an oath of allegiance.
After the War
By 1900 he was a woodworker in Orrville, Dallas County, AL.
References & notes
03/03/1840; Dallas County, AL
07/17/1903; burial in Blount - McElroy - Rogers Cemetery, Dallas County, AL
1 Fry, Anna M. Gayle, Memories of Old Cahaba, Nashville (Tenn): Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1905, pp. 89, 105 - 108 [AotW citation 9411]
2 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <https://archives.alabama.gov/research/CivilWarService.aspx>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15778]
3 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 27987]