(1843 - 1929)
Home State: Minnesota
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 18 year old farmer in Maple Grove, MN, he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 2nd US Sharpshooters on 23 September 1861 at Ft. Snelling.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in action in Miller's Cornfield at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and retrieved the colors of a Texas regiment there.
The rest of the War
He was wounded by a gunshot to his left hip at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 15 May 1864 and hospitalized in Washington, DC. He was sent to Ft. Snelling in August and mustered out there on 20 September 1864 at the end of his term of service.
After the War
He was a railroad foreman and surveyor in Hennepin County, MN.
References & notes
03/06/1843; New Brighton, PA
02/22/1929; Hassan, MN; burial in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN