(c. 1839 - 1863)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A blacksmith from Port Carbon, he enlisted at age 22 on 7 September 1861 in Company C, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Crampton’s Gap on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Recovered at US Army Hospital Frederick, MD and returned to his Company 25 December 1862. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 13 December 1862 on the battlefield at Fredericksburg, VA. Mortally wounded by gunshot in the side in action on 3 May 1863 near Salem Church, VA and died on 5 May.
References & notes
05/05/1863; burial in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA.