(c. 1842 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Age 19 years. Enlisted May 3, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as First Sergeant, Company I on May 4, 1861, to serve two years.
On the Campaign
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Smith, Hankinson, Jackson and Keating (the latter both wounded), Company E ..."
The rest of the War
He was commissioned Second Lieutenant, Company D on October 29, 1862. He transferred to Company H, November 23, 1862 and to Company A, March 26, 1863. He mustered out with that company May 20,1863.
References & notes
Service data from State of New York1.
More on the Web
Some of his wartime papers are at the Gilder Lehrman Institute.