(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: New Hampshire
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 19, from Hanover, NH, he enlisted on 12 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company F, 9th New Hampshire Infantry the same day.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the right arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Locust Spring hospital on the Geeting farm near Keedysville, MD, and his arm was amputated. He was probably moved to the Smoketown Hospital, as he died of wounds there on 14 November 1862. He was reinterred from burial on the battlefield to the new National Cemetery after the War.
References & notes
c. 1843 in VA
11/14/1862 Smoketown, 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 4371]
2 State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 1, pg. 509 [AotW citation 20314]
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. 443 [AotW citation 20315]