(1841 - 1923)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 19 (listed as 23), he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company A, 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 10 August 1861 in Philadelphia.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to the Jail Street School hospital in Frederick, MD on 24 September 1862 and furloughed on 30 September. He returned to duty, date not known, and mustered out with his Company on 24 August 1864.
References & notes
12/16/1841 in PA
10/03/1923 Camden, NJ; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Camden, NJ
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 16313]
2 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 #387 [AotW citation 23320]
3 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 23321]