(1837 - 1917)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 24 year old plasterer in Berks County, he enlisted at Reading on 9 September 1861, and mustered as Private, Company E, 50th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 September in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the thorax in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 20 September and was discharged for disability on 23 November 1862.
References & notes
06/07/1917 Fleetwood, PA; burial in Fleetwood Cemetery, Fleetwood, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23083]
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 23084]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #403 [AotW citation 23085]