(1844 - 1869)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old shoemaker from Rowley, he enlisted 26 July 1861 in Company C, 19th Massachusetts Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He reenlisted 24 February 1864 as Sergeant, and was wounded again, on 15 August 1864 near Deep Bottom, VA. He mustered out on 30 June 1865.
After the War
He died relatively young, just under four years after the War, in 1869.
References & notes
1844; Rowley, MA
01/18/1869; burial in Rowley Burial Ground, Rowley, 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. 2, pg. 432 [AotW citation 17763]
2 Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 144 [AotW citation 17764]