(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 19 year old farmer in Perry County, he enlisted in Chambersburg on 15 June 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company K, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August in Harrisburg. He transferred to Company E on 20 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11211]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 22908]