Rank: Private

Company: L

Unit Served: 17th North Carolina State troops

Cemetery and Address: 1360 N Carolina Hwy 343 S, South Mills, NC 27976

Enlisted as a private on 28 July 1861, age 28,  5 ‘6″ tall, was a farmer. Captured at Battle of Roanoke Island, NC on 8 February 1862. POW for two weeks, paroled and later exchanged. Enlisted in Co. A  8th NC State Troops as a private and camp cook. No further records.

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