(1835 - 1869)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
A farmer from Guilford, he had prior service as Private, Company C, 3rd Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (3-months, 1861). He then enlisted in Company I, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 7 August 1862, mustering as Sergeant.
On the Campaign
He carried the colors at Antietam after Sgt. Mills was mortally wounded.
The rest of the War
Wounded in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, losing a leg. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company G on 4 February 1863 (but not mustered at that rank). Discharged for disability on 17 September 1863.
After the War
He returned to Guilford, but died relatively young at age 34, reportedly from effects of his wound.
References & notes
11/13/1869; burial in Foote-Ward Cemetery, Guilford, CT