(1840 - 1862)
Home State: Rhode Island
Branch of Service: Artillery
A jewelry worker in Providence, he mustered as Private, Battery A, First Rhode Island Light Artillery on 6 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was buried on the battlefield and later reinterred in the National Cemetery.
References & notes
More on the Web
See much more about Lawrence and the Battery in an excellent article by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family (2015).
1840; Wake County, NC
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Aldrich, Thomas M., The History of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery, in the War to Preserve the Union, 1861-1865, Providence: Snow & Farnham, Printers, 1904, pp. 142, 394 [AotW citation 18659]
2 Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 2, pg. 751 [AotW citation 18660]