(1842 - 1862)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 10th Maine Infantry
Age 19, from Portland, he enlisted as Private, Company E, First Maine Infantry for 3 months service on 3 May 1861. He enlisted as First Sergeant, Company E, 10th Maine Infantry, and mustered on 4 October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was acting 2nd Lieutenant (commissioned to date from 9 August 1862), and commanded his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was "present, sick" with his Company on 1 November 1862, but went home to Portland, and died there of consumption (tuberculosis) on 18 December 1862.
References & notes
04/25/1842; Portland, ME
12/18/1862 Portland, ME
1 State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 276 [AotW citation 17429]
2 Gould, John Mead, History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine regiment, Portland: Stephen Berry, 1871, pp. 258, 655 [AotW citation 17430]