Age at Enlistment: 25
Length of Service: 1862-1864
Service Record: Enlisted on 25 Jul 1862 in Co. A of Garland’s Bn Cav; appears on list of CSA 2nd Div Nathan B. Forrest’s Cavalry Casualty Report (pg. 42) as being wounded at battle of Harrisburg, MS on 13-15 Jul 1864; he was discharged after the battle for wounds received.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Topisaw Baptist Church Cemetery, Lincoln Co., MS
Soldier Info: Born in Pike Co., MS in 1837; Died in Lincoln, MS in 1929;
From findagrave: “He is now past 64 years of age; the picture of health-cheerful and genial-tills the soil, makes his own independent living and is active in all business matters. In July 1900 he attended a Reunion of Confederate Veterans. His service is shown to be in Company A 14th Miss. Regiment.”
Relationship to Author: 2nd cousin 7x