(c. 1846 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry
Age 16 (giving his age as 18), from Olive, MI, he enlisted on 1 June in Hillsdale, and mustered as Private, Company H, 17th Michigan Infantry on 19 August 1862 in Detroit.
On the Campaign
He was killed less than a month later in the regiment's first combat action, at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References & notes
09/14/1862 Fox'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 4303]
2 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. [AotW citation 20175]