June 8, 1835 - November 29, 1905

Caroline County, Virginia

Graduated from Emory & Henry College; teacher. Married Julia Archibald Samuel.

Company E "Caroline Grays" of Caroline County, 30th Virginia Infantry, Corse's Brigade, Pickett's Division, 1st corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Caroline County VA.
Elected 3/22/1861 Captain of the "Caroline Grays" Virginia Militia.
Commissioned with the unit becoming Company E "Caroline Grays" of Caroline County, VA 30th Infantry.
Acting Major of Regiment 1/1864 - 9/1864.
Wounded slightly in side 5/16/1864 Drewry's Bluff, VA.
Absent, sick 7/25/1864 - 9/1864.
Promoted 12/8/1864 to Major of Regiment retroactive from 11/5/1864.
Wounded 4/1/1865 Five Forks, VA.; returned 4/2/1865 from hospital.
Paroled 5/9/1865 Richmond, VA.

Postwar returned to Caroline County; practiced law; elected State Legislator