(1840 - 1908)
Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st New Jersey Infantry
He was a locomotive engineer at the start of the War. He enlisted in Company C, First New Jersey Infantry on 8 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The rest of the War
He was discharged at US Army General Hospital, Frederick, MD on 6 March 1863 from wounds; arm amputated.
After the War
He was a telegraph operator for the Reading Company for nearly 40 years and lived in Norristown, PA.
References & notes
12/1908; Norristown, PA; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Norristown, PA
1 State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. 1, pp. 72 - 80 [AotW citation 14531]