(1837 - 1863)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Maine Infantry
From Presque Isle, he enrolled at age 24 in Company A, 7th Maine Infantry as 2nd Lieutenant on 21 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was reported missing (possibly captured) in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
Transferred to Company D, date not known. He was killed in action near Chancellorsville, VA while First Lieutenant in command of Company D leading an assault on Cemetery or St. Mary's Heights.
References & notes
06/15/1837; Piscataquis County, ME
05/03/1863 Chancellorsville, VA; burial in Orneville Cemetery, Piscataquis County, ME
1 Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02 [AotW citation 6605]
2 Maine State Archives, Maine State Documents, Civil War Era Soldiers' Portraits, Published c. 2000, first accessed 12 December 2014, <http://statedocs.maine.gov/arc_civilwarportraits/>, Source page: /arc_civilwarportraits/274/ [AotW citation 13418]