(1842 - 1919)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
His family moved from Michigan to Wisconsin in 1852. A farmer from Spring Grove, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 14 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He mustered out on 1 July 1864 at the end of his term of service. He then enlisted in Company E, 147th Illinois Infantry, serving from 8 February 1865 to 20 January 1866.
After the War
He moved to Belmont Township, Warren County, IA in 1869. He went into the lumber business in Des Moines in 1874. He returned to farming in Warren County and was in business in Indianola, where he retired in 1901.
References & notes
01/08/1842; Kalamazoo, MI
06/16/1919; burial in IOOF Cemetery, Indianola, IA