May 10, 1864 Spotsylvania Spotsylvania County Virginia, USA
Company E "Wiregrass Minutemen" of Ware County, 26th Georgia Infantry, Evans' Brigade, Gordon's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Glynn County GA. Enlisted on 8/5/1861, he was mustered into (Old) Company M "Wiregrass Minutemen" of Ware County, 13th Georgia Infantry as a Private. This company was soon redesignated (New) Company L. Company reorganized 5/10/1862 and redesignated Company E, 26th Georgia Infantry. Wounded 9/17/1862 in Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam, MD. He was Killed In Action in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
The 26th Infantry Regiment [also called 13th Regiment] completed its organization in October, 1861, at Brunswick, Georgia. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Charlton, Berrien, Glynn, Twiggs, Clinch, Ware, Coffee, and Wayne.