Listed as a runaway male slave age 23 and a cook who left with McClellan’s army when it retreated from Berkeley about August 1862. Undated report filed pursuant to Act of March 28, 1863 by Francis W. Ware, Charles City Commissioner of Revenue, Auditor of Public Accounts: Runaway and Escaped Slaves, Receipts and Reports, 1863, Library of Virginia Archives. Birth recorded in Slave Record Book – Births 1822-1864, container 92, Shirley Plantation Collection 1650-1888, Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations, Series K, microfilm. Born 1839, son of Betsy.