(1841 - 1900)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted in Company H, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves and mustered as a Private on 30 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Showman Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD and his leg was amputated. He was discharged for wounds on 6 December 1862.
After the War
He lived on a farm in Clarion Township for most of his life, but moved into the town of Strattanville late in life.
References & notes
03/27/1841; Clarion County, PA
06/03/1900 Strattanville, PA; burial in Asbury Cemetery, Strattanville, PA
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. 125 [AotW citation 16307]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22802]