(1841 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He mustered into service as Private in Company E, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves on 21 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded while on picket duty late on the evening of 16 September near the East Woods, captured briefly, dying almost immediately. He was one of 24 men of Companies C and I under Lieutenant Petrikin on picket very close to Confederate troops that night, but the only one killed (along with his Lieutenant).
References & notes
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1841; Snow Shoe, Centre County, PA
09/16/1862 Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pg. 681 [AotW citation 11578]
2 Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 615 [AotW citation 17037]