(1838 - 1902)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
From New York, he moved with his parents to Amity Township, Erie County, PA in 1857. He enlisted 8 August and mustered into service in Company F, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 1 September 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, and was discharged there in January 1863.
After the War
He returned to Amity Township, and lived there for the rest of his life.
References & notes
1838; Lebanon, NY
10/29/1902 Amity Township, PA; burial in Wattsburg Cemetery, Wattsburg, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 10935]
2 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 160 [AotW citation 17460]