(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 22, a printer from Huntington County, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 125th Pennsylvania Infantry on 11 August 1862. He was appointed Sergeant, date not given.
On the Campaign
The regiment's Color Sergeant, he was killed near the West Woods at Antietam while carrying the flag in action on 17 September 1862. He was shot through the head and died instantly.
After the War
His is the carved figure atop the 125th Pennsylvania monument on the battlefield at Antietam, dedicated on 17 September 1904.
References & notes
c. 1840 in PA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD