(1842 - 1906)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company C, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 16 October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the "Stone House" field hospital on the J. Poffenberger farm at Sharpsburg. He returned to duty and reenlisted on 29 December 1863. He was again wounded, and captured in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864 and was a prisoner to 26 February 1865. He mustered out on 9 February 1865.
References & notes
02/27/1842; Tioga County, PA
05/06/1906 Canton, PA; burial in Spencertown Cemetery, Spencertown, Tioga County, PA
1 Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 322 [AotW citation 21582]
2 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 397 [AotW citation 21583]