(1839 - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
A 22 year old farmer from Sweden, NY, he enlisted in Company F, 108th New York Infantry on 4 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was in action at Antietam with his Company.
The rest of the War
He was in action again at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, where he was killed by gunshot through the heart on 3 July 1863.
References & notes
09/25/1839; Sweden, Monroe County, NY
07/03/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg, PA
1 Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp. 242, 270 [AotW citation 8899]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the year 1903, Ser. No. 34, pg. 197 [AotW citation 18572]