Sep. 19, 1838 Scottsville Albemarle County Virginia, USA
Feb. 13, 1926 Higginsville Lafayette County Missouri, USA
Born in Virginia, he enlisted in the Confederate States Army, and was assigned to the 19th Virginia, Pickett's Division. He was in both the first and second battles of Bull Run, Williamsburg, Frederickstown, and Gettysburg. Wounded twice before, in Pickett's Charge he was shot again, and lay on the battlefield two days and nights. Spent 2 years in Union prisons at Fort McHenry, Point Lookout, Fort Pulaski, Morris Island, and was released from Fort Delaware in June of 1865.
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Based on information in the books "Biographical Roster of the Immortal 600" and "Immortal Captives" by Mauriel Joslyn, this man is one of the Immortal Six Hundred. Thanks to Hopkins and all of the Confederate soldiers for your faithful service in protecti...(Read more) -
John Battell Added: Jun. 29, 2015