(1843 - 1930)
Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry
He enlisted in Company F, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 5 August 1862 and mustered as Private on 25 August.
On the Campaign
He was color bearer after Color Sergeant Kilroy wounded on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Appointed Color Sergeant about 20 September. Soon after detailed as clerk to the Brigade headquarters. He was discharged at Washington, DC on 28 April 1865.
After the War
He was a clerk in the Adjutant General's Office in Washington DC by 1881. He was living in Baltimore, MD, and a notary public by 1922, and wrote for the Baltimore and Ohio (Railroad) Magazine to at least November 1929, then age 86, writing about the legal department.
References & notes
10/09/1843; Newark, NJ
1930; burial in Buckingham Friends Cemetery, Lashaska, PA
1 Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pg. 22 [AotW citation 7872]
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 17175]