(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Iowa
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 22 year old farmer, he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 12th United States Infantry in St. Charles, Iowa on 15 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September 1862 with typhoid fever and died there on 6 October 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
c. 1840; Lancaster, PA
10/06/1862 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 3938]
2 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 142, pg. 539 [AotW citation 23506]
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 #4.214 [AotW citation 23507]