Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted in Company F, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 22 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was shot in the foot or leg at camp near Rockville, MD on 14 September 1862 "by an over-officious guard for trespassing on a peach orchard".
The rest of the War
His leg was amputated and he was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate on 9 June 1863.
1 Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 68 - 76 [AotW citation 13560]