(c. 1836 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 126th New York Infantry
A 26 year old farmer, he enlisted 11 August 1862 at Geneva and mustered on 22 August as Private, Company D, 126th New York Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action on Bolivar Heights at Harpers Ferry on 15 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was buried on the field at Harpers Ferry.
References & notes
c. 1836 in SCOTLAND
09/15/1862; Harpers Ferry, VA; burial in Harpers Ferry, WV
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 36, pg. 974 [AotW citation 22356]
2 Willson, Arabella M., and the Historical Committee of the Regiment, Disaster, Struggle, Triumph. The Adventures of 1000 "Boys in Blue," from August, 1862, to June, 1865, Albany: The Argus Company, printers, 1870, pg. 469 [AotW citation 22364]