(1833 - 1925)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 28 year old cabinet maker in Huntingdon County, he enlisted in Harrisburg on 17 March 1862 and mustered into service as First Sergeant, Company I, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 7 April. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 14 April.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right arm in action at Antietam on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His arm was amputated and he resigned his commission on 7 January 1863.
After the War
He lived in the Borough of Orbisonia, Huntingdon County, PA, received a small Federal pension, and served a term as County Treasurer in 1872.
References & notes
12/15/1833; Orbisonia, PA
03/17/1925; burial in IOOF Memorial Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, PA
1 Hardin, Martin D., Twelfth Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps (41st Regiment of the Line) ..., New York City: M.D. Hardin, 1890, muster-out roll [AotW citation 22932]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 22933]