During the Civil War he belonged to Company E, 1st Alabama Infantry, Gardner's Brigade, Pope's Division. The 1st Alabama Infantry Regiment was the first to be organized by the State Legislature in 1861. The regiment organized in Pensacola, and was made up of men from Barbour, Lowndes, Macon, Pike, Talladega, Tallapoosa, and Wilcox Counties.
During the Civil War the 1st Alabama fought at Island No. 10 where most of the men were captured. Those that were not caught ended up fighting at Corinth. Once all the men were released from prison they ended up fighting at Port Hudson, New Hope, Mobile, Atlanta, Franklin, and Nashville.
Section 1 Row:A Number:27
Texas State Cemetery
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10676144