(1839 - 1933)
Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry
He enlisted in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 14 August 1862 and mustered as Corporal on 25 August.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for wounds at Summit Hill US Army General Hospital, Philadelphia, PA on 20 January 1863.
After the War
He received a US Patent in 1897 for a pedal operated 3-wheeled street sweeper.
References & notes
12/02/1839; Caldwell, NJ
01/13/1933; burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, NJ
1 Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pp. 21 - 22 [AotW citation 7848]
2 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories: New Jersey, <http://ranger95.com/civil_war_us/new_jersey/>, Source page: /infantry/rosters/13th_nj_inf_regt_rost_d.htm [AotW citation 7882]