(1840 - 1906)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 20, he enlisted on 28 August 1861 in Hazleton and mustered into service as a Private in Company N, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 30 August in Philadelphia.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for disability at the US Army General Hospital in Washington, DC on 30 December 1862.
References & notes
01/23/1840; Luzerne County, PA
01/12/1906 Exeter, PA; burial in Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort, 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. 155 [AotW citation 17130]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23160]
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 23161]