(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry
He enlisted in Company H, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 19 on 24 June 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, Sergeant, and First Sergeant of his Company.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References & notes
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 4341]
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. 255 [AotW citation 14711]