Contributed by: Patti Richie
Corporal - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted on August 13, 1861. Mustered in as Private. Captured at Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 27, 1862. Confined at Fort Monroe, Virginia, and at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor. Paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was received July 12, 1862, for exchange, Declared exchanged at Aiken's Landing on August 5, 1862. Returned to duty prior to November l, 1862 Promoted to Corporal on March 25, 1863. Wounded in the left leg and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3-5, 1863. Hospitalized at Davids Island, New York Harbor, July 17-24, 1863. Paroled at Davids Island and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received October 28, 1863, for exchange. Company records do not indicate whether he returned to duty; however, he was retired to the Invalid Corps on April 15, 1864, by reason of disability.
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