(1840 - 1919)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was a printer at the Warren Mail and joined the "Raftsmen's Guard" at Warren, PA in May 1861, went down the river to Pittsburgh then on to Harrisburg with the rest of his Company, and mustered into service there as Corporal, Company D, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 May. He was wounded at New Market Crossroads, VA on 30 June 1862 and again at Second Bull Run on 30 July.
On the Campaign
He was wounded for the third time, in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He transferred to Company D, 6th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps and was discharged in May 1864. Among three wounds he last 3 teeth, and had bullets to the left thigh and testicle.
After the War
He was a stationary engineer at Tidioute, PA. By the time of his death he was living in Findlay, OH.
References & notes
1840; Mercer County, OH
01/03/1919 Findlay, OH; burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, OH
1 Thomson, O. R. Howard, and William H. Rauch, History of the "Bucktails", Kane Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps (13th Pennsylvania Reserves, 42nd of the Line), Philadelphia: Electric Printing Co., 1906, pg. 371 [AotW citation 22958]
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 22959]