(c. 1838 - 1863)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 24, he enlisted on 6 August 1862 in West Chester and mustered as Private, Company F, 124th Pennsylvania Infantry on 11 August in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to the US Army hospital in the Jail Street School in Frederick, MD on 28 September 1862. He transferred to USA General Hospital #1 in Frederick on 20 January 1863 and his leg was amputated, but he died from the effects of the surgery and erysipelas (skin infection) there on 11 March 1863.
References & notes
03/11/1863; Frederick, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23807]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg [AotW citation 23808]
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 #224 [AotW citation 23809]