(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 69th New York Infantry
Age 20, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company B, 69th New York Infantry on 3 October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He had his leg amputated and was sent to US Army General Hospital #5, in Frederick, MD. He had a secondary amputation at the upper third of his right femur performed by Surgeon H. S. Hewit on 5 December, and died of exhaustion there on 16 December 1862.
References & notes
12/16/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Saint John's Cemetery, Fredrick, MD
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 269 [AotW citation 18050]
2 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 69th New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Bloody Lane, Antietam, Maryland, September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2014, pg. 10 [AotW citation 18051]