(c. 1832 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 29 year old laborer, he enlisted as a Private in Company B, 11th United States Infantry in Boston, MA on 16 October 1861. He was described as being 5 feet 4½ inches tall with blue eyes, brown hair and light complexion.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot on the Campaign on or before 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September but died there of wounds on 21 September 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the new National Cemetery, Grave 3570, after the war.
References & notes
c. 1832; County Cork, IRELAND
09/21/1862 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 3322]
2 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 #4.133 [AotW citation 21441]
3 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 54, pg. 210 [AotW citation 21449]