(c. 1836 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 25 year old peddler from Beaver Meadows, he enlisted on 14 August 1861 in Schuykill Haven, and mustered into service as Private, Company C, 50th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 September.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11538]
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 23087]
3 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3877]