(1838 - 1912)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 23, from Canaan, he enlisted as Private (or Sergeant), Company F, First Maine Infantry for 3 months service on 3 May 1861. He then enlisted as First Sergeant, Company G, 2nd District of Columbia Infantry on 13 January 1862. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant of the Company on 9 May and First Lieutenant on 4 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He resigned his commission on 8 December 1862. He enlisted as Private, Company F, 29th Maine Infantry on 25 August 1863 and was promoted to Sergeant on 13 November. He was appointed First Sergeant on 8 December 1864 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company E on 31 March 1865. He was honored by brevet to First Lieutenant 13 March 1865 and mustered out 21 June 1866.
After the War
He was a member of GAR Otis Chapman Post #103, Chicopee, MA. He was an insurance agent to at least 1888, and lived in Springfield, MA.
References & notes
Service from Gould's History. 1 Details from family genealogists.
01/09/1838; Strong, ME
06/09/1912 Chicopee, MA; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chicopee, MA