Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
He enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 19 November 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, Sharpsburg, but lost his right leg to amputation. He was discharged for disability on 18 January 1863.
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 497 - 498 [AotW citation 10264]
2 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 152 [AotW citation 17039]