(1841 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 126th New York Infantry
A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted 11 August 1862 at Manchester and mustered on 22 August as Private in Company H, 126th New York Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 and died at Harpers Ferry the same day.
References & notes
03/24/1841; Palmyra, NY
09/13/1862 Harpers Ferry, VA; burial in Port Gibson Rural Cemetery, Port Gibson, NY
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. 1000 [AotW citation 22369]
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. 548 [AotW citation 22370]