(1841 - 1907)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He mustered into service as Corporal, Company I, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 January 1862.
On the Campaign
He took over from the wounded Private Hammer as color bearer in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He continued as the Regimental Color Bearer into January 1865. He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 July 1865 and mustered out with his Company on 19 July 1865.
After the War
He returned to his hometown of Shermansville, and lived there for the rest of his life.
References & notes
04/12/1841; Crawford County, PA
08/27/1907 Crawford County, PA; burial in Southside Cemetery, Shermansville, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1051 [AotW citation 21674]
2 Boyle, John Richards, Soldiers True; the Story of the One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers ..., New York: The Regimental Association; Eaton & Mains, printer, 1903, pg. 61; image pg 191 [AotW citation 21675]