(c. 1838 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 23 year old miner in Blair County, he enlisted on 23 April 1861 in Bedford, and mustered as Private, Company F, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves on 19 June 1861 at Camp Wilkins in Washington, DC.
On the Campaign
He died of disease at the Smoketown hospital on 24 October (or 20 November) 1862.
After the War
He was originally buried at Smoketown but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
10/24/1862; Smoketown, 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 3835]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 25260]
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, pg. 297 [AotW citation 25261]