(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old miner in Bedford, he enlisted there on 4 September 1861 and mustered as Corporal, Company F, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves on 6 October 1861 at Tenleytown, DC.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on the field on 19 September 1862.
After the War
He was originally buried on the battlefield but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/19/1862; 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 1412]
2 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3303]