Residence Frankford KY; 28 years old. Enlisted on 10/15/1861 at Bowling Green, KY as a Major. On 10/15/1861 he was commissioned into Field & Staff KY 4th Infantry He died of wounds on 4/7/1862 (Died on the field) He was listed as: Wounded 4/7/1862 Shiloh, TN
Died of wounds at Shiloh His death was announced before the Confederate congress. Lying mortally wounded he was attended during his last minutes by his brother Capt Ben who would die the next year.
Was Mayor of Lexington then later KY Sec of state in admin of Gov Magoffin Resigned to join CSA 1861