(1837 - 1917)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 24 year old laborer from Clarion County, he mustered into service as 3rd Sergeant, Company H, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves on 30 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 1 July 1863 and mustered out with his Company on 24 May 1864.
References & notes
01/11/1917 Strattanville, PA; burial in Helen Furnace Cemetery, Clarion County, 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. 141 [AotW citation 16616]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22803]
3 Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 656 [AotW citation 22804]