Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted in Company E, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 22 August 1862.
On the Campaign
Camped at Young Ladies Seminary building in Urbana, MD on 16 September 1862. Noted for recording his name or other graffiti on the walls there.
The rest of the War
He was captured in action at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863. He was paroled about a month later and returned to his unit for the duration of the War, mustereing out on 2 June 1865.
After the War
He was a long-time manager of the Eliza Furnace Works, Pittsburgh, at the American Steel Company, and a member of the Pittsburgh Board of Assessors.
Date not known; burial in West Newton Cemetery, West Newton, PA
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 13567]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 13600]