(1830 - 1909)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Maine Infantry
A 30 year old farmer in Minot, he was commissioned First Lieutenant of Company C, 5th Maine Infantry on 24 June 1861. He was promoted to Captain to date from 20 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He resigned and was discharged for disability on 29 September 1862.
After the War
He returned to his farm in Minot, and continued to farm to at least 1880. He was a member of Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #3 in Mechanic Falls and was its Commander in 1874 and 1884.
References & notes
12/08/1830; Hebron, MD
10/14/1909 Mechanic Falls, ME; burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanic Falls, ME