(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old farmer in McKean County, he enlisted there on 3 May 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company I, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 30 May in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 17 September 1862. He was originally buried on South Mountain and reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/17/1862 South Mountain, 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 3985]
2 Thomson, O. R. Howard, and William H. Rauch, History of the "Bucktails", Kane Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps (13th Pennsylvania Reserves, 42nd of the Line), Philadelphia: Electric Printing Co., 1906, pg. 424 [AotW citation 22981]
3 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 22982]