(1839 - 1892)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old clerk in Newville, he enlisted in Harrisburg on 13 June 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company K, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August. He transferred to Company C on 20 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, and captured at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He returned to duty, date not given, and mustered out with his Company on 11 June 1864. He enlisted again, on 29 August 1864, as Sergeant, Company H, 202nd Pennsylvania Infantry and mustered out on 3 August 1865.
After the War
He lived in Newport, Perry County, and was a store clerk.
References & notes
1839; Perry County, PA
03/12/1892 Newport, PA; burial in Newport Cemetery, Newport, 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. 130 [AotW citation 16404]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22898]
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 22899]
4 Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 700 [AotW citation 22900]