(1841 - 1911)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry
A clerk and school teacher from Medina County, he enlisted in Company K, 8th Ohio Infantry as First Sergeant at age 20 on 26 May 1861. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 11 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
Promoted to First Lieutenant on 15 January 1863. Mustered out with his Company on 13 July 1864.
After the War
He was postmaster at Lodi, OH to 1873 and served a term in the State Legislature (1874-76). He owned and operated the Medina Gazette, then the Norwalk Chronicle.
References & notes
09/03/1841; Lodi, OH
11/26/1911; burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lodi, OH