Listed as a runaway male slave age 29 and a carpenter who left with McClellan’s army when it retreated from Berkeley about August 17, 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.