(c. 1827 - 1862)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Ohio Infantry
Age 34, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 12th Ohio Infantry on 24 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds at the Locust Spring hospital on the Geeting Farm near Keedysville, MD on 19 September 1862.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/19/1862; Keedysville, 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 4073]
2 State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 376 [AotW citation 25234]
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. 360 [AotW citation 25235]