(1833 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 28 year old carpenter in West Chester, he mustered into service as Sergeant, Company A, 124th Pennsylvania Infantry on 8 August 1862 and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 16 (or 26) August.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 20 October 1862, place not given.
References & notes
Service information from Bates.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the 1860 US Census.
He married Elizabeth Gill (1837-1914) in about 1858 and they had a son Robert Lowry Finch (1859-1867).
1833; West Chester, PA