(? - 1862)
Home State: Maryland
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry
He mustered into service as Private, Company H, 5th Maryland Infantry on 7 November 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 27 September but died there the next day, Sunday, at 9 o'clock a.m.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/28/1862; 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 3351]
2 Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pg. 212 [AotW citation 23109]
3 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pp. 167,279 [AotW citation 23110]
4 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: pg. 338 [AotW citation 23111]