(1840 - 1863)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted in Pittsfield, PA and mustered into service as Corporal, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 December 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant on 12 April 1862 and was at Cedar Mountain in August.
On the Campaign
He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of disease at Aquia Creek, VA on 21 February 1863 and was buried at Marlboro Point, Stafford County, VA. He was later reinterred at the National Cemetery at Fredericksburg.
References & notes
1840; Warren County, PA
02/21/1863 Aquia Creek, VA; burial in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA