(1837 - 1905)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Education: Dickinson Seminary, Jefferson Medical College;Class Rank: 1865
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted in Company A, 125th Pennsylvania Infantry for 9-months service on 20 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company on South Mountain and at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was in action at Chancellorsville, VA in the first week of May, and mustered out with his Company on 18 May 1863. He was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company F, 46th Regiment (Militia of 1863), organized for home defense in July and August 1863.
After the War
He graduated from the Jefferson Medical College in March 1865. He was briefly Acting Assistant Surgeon of Volunteers, and in charge of the US Army Hospital, Chambersburg, PA. He then began private practice in Philadelphia, specializing in obstetrics.
References & notes
05/02/1837; near McVeytown, PA
11/01/1905; Philadelphia, PA; burial in Dunmire Cemetery, McVeytown, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 4, pg. 112; Vol. 5, pg. 1282 [AotW citation 15917]
2 Atkinson, William Biddle (editor), A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary American Physicians and Surgeons (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: D.B. Brinton, 1880, pg. 132 [AotW citation 15918]