Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
From Portage, he enlisted in Company G, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 19 April 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, Sergeant, and First Sergeant.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
In December 1863 he was in Portage to recruit for the Regiment.
After the War
He returned home to Portage in June 1864 after mustering out at the end of his term of service. The US Congress approved an increase in his pension on 28 February 1903 to $30 per month. He was probably a resident of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Northwestern Branch) in Wood, near Milwaukee, WI, and may have died there.
References & notes
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists.
Date not known in ENGLAND
Date not known; burial in Silver Lake Cemetery, Portage, WI