(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 19, he mustered into service as Private, Company G, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded, his knee broken, in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a field hospital near the battlefield and was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September, but he died there of wounds on 12 October 1862.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
10/12/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3198]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23032]
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 #227 [AotW citation 23033]