(1841 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 126th New York Infantry
A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted 5 August 1862 at Covert, Seneca County, and mustered on 22 August as Private in Company C, 126th New York Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was furloughed home and died there of wounds on 27 (or 17) October 1862.
References & notes
07/13/1841; Covert, NY
10/27/1862 Covert, NY; burial in Grove Cemetery, Trumansburg, 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. 960 [AotW citation 22381]
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. 448 [AotW citation 22382]