(1837 - 1907)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry
Age 25, from Coldwater, MI, he enlisted on 11 August 1862 in Coldwater, and mustered as Corporal, Company C, 17th Michigan Infantry on 18 August.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the leg in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at US Army General Hospitals #1 and #4 in Frederick, MD, and transferred to Philadelphia, PA on 25 September 1862. He was discharged for wounds in Philadelphia on 23 February 1863.
After the War
He married in 1866 and was a farmer in Michigan until moving to Texas in about 1877. He was later in Joplin, MO and was a resident of the Leavenworth (KS) Soldiers Home at the time of his death in 1907 at age 70.
References & notes
07/29/1837; Genesee County, NY
10/29/1907 Leavenworth, KS; burial in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS
1 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 107 [AotW citation 20196]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #3.625, 87 [AotW citation 20197]