(1837 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Bedford County, he enlisted 11 June 1861 as Private, Company F, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
His left leg was amputated, but he died at the Smoketown Hospital north of the battlefield just short of a month afterward.
References & notes
07/20/1837 in PA
10/16/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. I, pp. 774-775 [AotW citation 1410]