Teacher. Born– March 4, 1844, Pike (now Bullock) County, Ala. Married– Sarah (Sallie) Warner. Education– Perote Institute, Pike County. Joined the “Perote Guards,” made up of students from Perote Institute and young men from the surrounding area, in 1859;the Perote company was mustered into the service of Alabama in February 1861 and into Confederate service in April 1861 and served until the end of the War. Served in First Alabama Regiment at Pensacola, Island No. 10, Port Hudson; prisoner, Illinois, 1862; exchanged in September 1862. After the war taught at Arcadia (now LaPine), Plantersville and Clanton, Ala.; founded and operated Clanton University School, a private school that prepared male students for college, 1893-1906. Honors– University of Alabama, honorary doctorate. Died May 1, 1906.
History of the First Regiment; Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History and from Thomas Eugene Wyatt’s book, Chilton County and Her People. S.l.; s.n., 1975.
History of the First Regiment, Alabama Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A. Montgomery, Ala.; Brown Printing Co., 1904.