(1835 - 1892)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry
Served with 57th NY Infantry and 102nd NY Infantry prior to joining Company A of the 78th NY Infantry on November 12, 1861. He mustered as Sergeant on 21 November. He saw action with the 78th at Charleston, WV, Harpers Ferry, VA, Cedar Mountain, VA, Sulphur Springs, VA, and Centerville, VA in the weeks leading up to the battle at Antietam.
On the Campaign
Sustained severe injuries during battle. Lost an eye & portion of lower jaw.
The rest of the War
Hospitalized in Maryland before being transferred to Staten Island, NY, for additional care.
After the War
Resumed family life in Brooklyn, NY, where he worked as a mason.
References & notes
Service details from the NY Adjutant-General1, who lists him as a deserter at Antietam on 17 September.
12/1835; New York, NY
1892; Brooklyn, NY