(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 20 year old farmer, he enlisted on 11 July 1861 in Pittsburgh, and mustered as a Private in Company B, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 July.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862
The rest of the War
He was reinterred from his original burial in Burkittsville, MD to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, 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 4235]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22833]
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 22834]