(1844 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 17, from Brooklyn, CT, he had brief service early in 1861 in a Rhode Island artillery battery and also in gunmaker Samuel Colt's infantry company in Hartford, CT, but soon returned home. He enlisted on 17 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company F, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 12 November 1861. He first saw action at New Bern, NC in March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died the next day.
The rest of the War
He was originally buried on the battlefield, but was removed and returned hime in October.
References & notes
09/18/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in South Cemetery, Brooklyn, CT