Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old laborer from Boston, he enlisted in Company E, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was appointed Sergeant 3 June 1863 and reenlisted on 30 December. He was captured in action near Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864. He was released, date not given, and mustered out with his Company on 30 June 1865.
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. 162 [AotW citation 17494]
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. 441 [AotW citation 17783]