(1837 - 1922)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 25 year old store clerk from Dedham, MA, he enlisted 23 July and mustered as Sergeant, Company I, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 16 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot in the thigh in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was taken to Middletown, MD, then moved to the Lutheran Church Hospital in Frederick. On 30 September he was sent to a hospital in Philadelphia. Although not entirely healed, he was ordered back to duty on 27 October 1862 and sent to the convalescent camp at Alexandria, VA. He was transferred to the Methodist Church Hospital, Alexandria, on 20 December, and returned to his Company on 4 February 1863. He was captured in action 24 May 1864 on the North Anna River, VA. He was held at Libby Prison, Richmond, VA; Andersonville and Camps Millen and Davidson (GA), and in the Florence (SC) Stockade. He was exchanged 5 March 1865. He mustered out with his Company 9 June 1865.
After the War
He lived in Boston, then opened a grocery store in Roxbury. He was a member of GAR Post #26 there.
References & notes
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03/09/1837; Walpole, MA
05/31/1922; burial in Highland Cemetery, Norwood, MA