(1839 - 1900)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old shoemaker, he enlisted in Erie, PA on 16 September 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 November 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the left leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Smoketown field hospital near Sharpsburg and was discharged on 7 January 1863 for wounds.
References & notes
05/1839 in GERMANY
10/23/1900; burial in Trinity Cemetery, Erie, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1049 [AotW citation 10970]
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. 280 [AotW citation 21691]