(1840 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old farmer in Chatham, he enlisted on 18 September 1861 in Tioga County, and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry later that month in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on South Mountain to the National Cemetery about 1867.
References & notes
1840; Little Marsh, PA
09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11485]
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 23040]