Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry
He enlisted in Company F, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 15 August 1862 and mustered as Private 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 the US Army General Hospital, Philadelphia, PA on 28 January 1863.
After the War
In 1870 he founded Dobbins & Van Ness in Newark, NJ, a company making carriages.
1 Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pg. 22 [AotW citation 7861]
2 State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 646 [AotW citation 17164]