(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He mustered into service as a Private in Company C, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves on 27 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 26 September, but died there of wounds on 18 November 1862. He was originally buried in Frederick but reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
11/18/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 111 [AotW citation 16093]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, various [AotW citation 16581]
3 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3158]
4 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #525 [AotW citation 22770]