(c. 1837 - 1865)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was a 24 year old farmer when he mustered into service as Private, Company D, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 27 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was reported as a deserter on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was captured and returned to service, in Company C, 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry, date not given, but died in Alexandria, VA on 5 July 1865.
References & notes
c. 1837 in PA
07/05/1865 Alexandria, VA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pp. 127, 842 [AotW citation 10868]
2 Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 328 [AotW citation 21521]
3 US War Department, Provost Marshal General, Descriptive List of Deserters from Pennsylvania Military Units During the Civil War, Washington, DC: US War Department, 1866, pg. 171, row 19 [AotW citation 21656]