(1843 - 1915)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 18 year old shoemaker from Marblehead, he enlisted 15 April 1861 in Company B, 8th Massachusetts Infantry for 3 months, and mustered out 1 August. He then enlisted 28 August 1861 in Company C, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 - "in the face by a minie ball, which completely destroyed one half of the upper jaw and took off a piece of his nose."
The rest of the War
He was discharged for wounds 5 November 1862 at Boston, MA.
References & notes
1843 in IRELAND
1915; burial in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 521; Vol. 2, pg. 428 [AotW citation 17756]
2 Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 141 [AotW citation 17757]