(1846 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 16 year old farmer in Erving, MA, giving his age as 18, he mustered as Private, Company K, 21st Massachusetts Infantry on 5 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 27 September at the Locust Spring Hospital, Keedysville, MD.
References & notes
02/08/1846; Erving, MA
09/27/1862 Keedysville, MD; burial in Erving Center Cemetery, Erving, MA
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. 142 [AotW citation 16629]
2 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 642 [AotW citation 20723]