(? - 1862)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry
From Randolph County, IN, he mustered as Corporal, Company C, 19th Indiana Infantry on 29 July 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the groin, muscles destroyed, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the US Army field hospital in Smoketown, MD but died there of wounds on 11 October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial at Smoketown to the new National Cemetery in 1866 or 1867.
References & notes
10/11/1862; Smoketown, 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. 113 [AotW citation 16122]
2 State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 394 [AotW citation 20659]
3 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 4004]