(1826 - 1895)
Home State: New York
Education: U of Vermont, University of the City of NY (Medical), Class of 1862
Branch of Service: Medical
Unit: 61st New York Infantry
He had been educated at Genesee Wesleyan Seminary, Lima, NY, and the University of Vermont, Burlington. He later studied medicine at the University of the City of New York, graduating in March 1862, and briefly practiced in Washington County, NY. He was commissioned Assistant Surgeon, 61st New York Infantry to date from 2 September 1862.
On the Campaign
He joined his unit at Harpers Ferry, and operated on the wounded of Antietam after the battle, by at least 27 September, probably in Frederick, MD.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Surgeon on 13 April 1864 (to rank from 6 March), and mustered out with his Regiment 14 July 1865 near Alexandria, VA.
After the War
He practiced medicine in Geneseo, NY to his death, of heart disease, in 1895.
References & notes
Service information from the Roster.1 Bio details from a sketch in Biographical Review ... of the Leading Citizens of Livingston and Wyoming Counties, New York (1895). His graduation from medical school from the New York Times if 7 March 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has his birthplace as Argyle, NY. For an example of his activity after Antietam, see his surgery on Pvt. M. Mulloy, 69th NY Infantry.
06/04/1826; Hartford, NY
01/15/1895; Geneseo, NY; burial in Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, NY