(1827 - 1906)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was a farmer and lumber dealer in Westfield, and moved to Russell by 1861. Age 34, he mustered 18 October 1861 as Private, Company I, 15th Massachusetts Infantry. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 21 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Lieutenant 19 September 1862, wounded in the face in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, and commissioned Captain on 22 January 1863. He resigned for disability on 21 November 1863.
After the War
In 1870 he was watchman at the First National and Hampden Banks, Westfield. The US Census listed him as a farmer at Springfield, Hampden County in 1880 and in Westfield in 1900.
References & notes
03/02/1827; Russell, MA
05/13/1906 Westfield, MA; burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 190 - 191 [AotW citation 5902]
2 US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: pg. 4925 [AotW citation 6944]
3 Harnwell, Susan, The 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War 1861 - 1864, Published 1997, first accessed 01 January 1999, <http://www.nextech.de/ma15mvi/>, Source page: /Roster/p14.htm [AotW citation 18350]