(1837 - 1864)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 24 year old mechanic from Sterling, he mustered as Sergeant, Company E, 21st Massachusetts Infantry on 19 July 1861. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant on 22 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 25 September 1862, and to Captain 26 April 1863. He was killed in action at Petersburg VA on 17 June 1864 while in command of Company C.
References & notes
Basic information from Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines1. The photograph here kindly provided by Dave Hann.
6/17/1864 Petersburg, VA; burial in Chocksett Burial Ground, Sterling, MA