(c. 1834 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 20th New York Infantry
Age 27, he enlisted in Company B, 20th New York Infantry on 3 May 1861 in New York City. He as promoted to Corporal on 11 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was in Maryland with his Company.
The rest of the War
He died, probably of disease, at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 30 October 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.
References & notes
Basic information from State of New York1, which notes his last name also found as Kolsch and Kelsh. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862.
10/30/1862 Hagerstown, MD