(1837 - 1868)
Home State: Mississippi
Command Billet: Corps Chief of Ordnance
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Longstreet's Command
see his Battle Report
Born in Alabama and raised in Mississippi, he attended the Georgia Military Institute. He was assigned as Lieutenant and aide-de-camp to General Longstreet's staff on 2 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was Gen Longstreet's Chief of Ordnance on the Maryland Campaign, and was among those of his staff who helped man a gun of the Washington (La) Artillery at the center of the Confederate Line at Sharpsburg on the 17th.
The rest of the War
He was slightly wounded at Chickamauga in September 1863.
References & notes
1837 in AL
1868; Monroe County, MS
1 Longstreet, James, From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1895, pp. 33, 451 [AotW citation 951]
2 Davis, William C., editor, and National Historical Society, The Image of War, 1861-1865, 6 volumes, Garden City (NY): Doubleday, 1981-1984, Vo. 5 [AotW citation 950]