(1846 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
About age 15, he enlisted in Wellsboro on 7 August 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company E, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 21 August in Harrisburg. He was captured at Mechanicsville, VA on 26 June 1862 and held until exchanged, probably in August.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD; burial in Ansonia Cemetery, Ansonia, PA
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. 377 [AotW citation 22962]
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 22963]