(1829 - 1907)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Virginia Infantry
He joined the Alexandria Riflemen, a local militia unit, in 1859. He was a commission merchant in Alexandria. He enlisted in 1861 as 3rd Sergeant, when the Alexandria Riflemen became Company A, 17th Infantry. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant in April 1862.
On the Campaign
Cited by Colonel Corse for actions on South Mountain 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured at Manassas Gap in 1863, sent to Johnson's Island, OH, then to Point Lookout, MD. He was exchanged in October 1864, and returned on a Federal flag-of-truce boat through Varina, NC, then to a hospital in Richmond. He was paroled 13 April 1865 at Burkeville, VA.
After the War
He was a flour inspector for the City (County?) of Alexandria, VA.
References & notes
01/31/1829; Charles County, MD
12/20/1907; Alexandria, VA; burial in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, VA