(c. 1844 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry
Age 18, from Fayette, MI, he enlisted on 1 June in Hillsdale, and mustered as Private, Company H, 17th Michigan Infantry on 19 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the hip at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army Hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 September but died there of wounds and pneumonia on 10 October 1862.
References & notes
c. 1844; Hillsdale County, MI
10/10/1862 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 3381]
2 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 25 [AotW citation 20180]
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 #87 [AotW citation 20181]