|Birth: ||Dec. 20, 1841|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 1864|
Company D, (Mosby's) 43rd Regiment Partisan Cavalry, Dept. of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Baltimore, MD.; 22 year-old clerk; 5'9", light complexion, light hair, blue eyes.
Enlisted on 11/9/1861 at Richmond, VA., for 12 months' service, he was mustered at Centreville, VA., into Company C, 1st Maryland Infantry, as a Private.
Detailed virtually all of service as clerk in Richmond under Captain/Major Ambler, C.S.A. QuarterMaster.
His enlistment having ended, he was discharged on 6/9/1862.
Joined (Mosby's) 43rd Battalion Partisan Cavalry (date unknown).
KIA Leesburg, VA. when he and several Rangers, lounging around Pickett's Public House hotel, were surprised by Union troopers. Trying to escape on horseback, he was killed near the edge of town by 2nd Massachusetts Cavalry men. A few days later, his brother retrieved his body, taking it back home to Baltimore to be buried by family.
Mosby's Cavalry Regiment, formerly the 43rd Battalion, was organized in December, 1864. The battalion was formed in June, 1863, with five companies, later increased to eight. The unit served behind Federal lines in Northern Virginia and was the most effective command of its kind. The enemy forces were never safe and the area became known as "Mosby's Confederacy".
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Record added: Oct 28, 2007
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