(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Minnesota
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Minnesota Infantry
A 21 year old farmer in Wilson township, Winona County, he mustered as Private, Company F, First Minnesota Infantry on 29 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References & notes
c. 1840 in ME
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 State of Minnesota, Board of Commissioners, Minnesota in the Civil War and Indian Wars 1861-1865, 2 volumes, St. Paul: Pioneer Press Company, 1890-93, Vol. 1, pg. 59 [AotW citation 20247]
2 Barden, Chuck, and Wayne D. Jorgenson, The First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment , Published 2000, first accessed 01 January 2002, <http://www.1stminnesota.net/>, Source page: /#/soldier/833 [AotW citation 20248]
3 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3936]