Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry, Mumford's Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence was not listed; 6', light complexion, grey eyes, light hair. Enlisted on 3/15/1862 at Bealeton as a Private, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry. Absent 7/1862, looking for horse; returned 8/1862. POW 1/2/1863 Fauquier County, VA., confined 1/8/1863 Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC.; paroled (no date given.) Wounded 10/11/1863 Stevensburg, VA. Paroled 5/6/1865 Winchester, Va.
The 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Escorts to Gen. Stonewall Jackson", completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the City of Richmond. It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, 2nd Manassas, Maryland campaigns, Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haw's Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox. (bio by: BigFrench)