He was consistantly present at roll calls and in mid May lost his horse. In late August he was listed as sick and was sent to Pettigrew Hospital at Raleigh, N.C. where he stayed until October 2nd. Pvt. Cason continued to serve with the 7th for the duration of the war.
After the was he was paroled at Thomasville, Ga. where his parole papers included the following.
Home, Pierce County - Patterson ,Ga.; Height, 6 ft. - 6 in.; Hair, Brown; Eyes, Blue; Complexion, Light.