Age at Enlistment: 17
Length of Service: 1861-1865
Service Record: Served for a short time in Grayson County Militia in 1861; then enlisted in Co. C and G of 63rd VA Infantry on 6 April 1862 at Abingdon, Va.; listed as deserter in 1864, but was actually captured by Grant’s Army and was released 24 Jan 1864 according to prison record; NFR but likely went home at the end of 1864, early 1865 near war’s end.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Burial Unknown, but died in Grayson, Co., VA
Soldier Info: Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1844; Died at Grayson Co., VA in 1900
Relationship to Author: 1st cousin 5x