(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Maine Infantry
Age 18, from Canaan, he mustered as Private, Company F, 7th Maine Infantry on 23 January 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the left leg and also hit in the shoulder and ankle in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His leg was amputated and he was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 29 September, but he died there of wounds on 22 October 1862. His body was then taken by relatives for burial at home.
References & notes
10/22/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in New Village Cemetery, Canaan, 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 6650]
2 State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 180 [AotW citation 20815]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #4.876 [AotW citation 20816]