Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
From Aurora, IL, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861. Promoted to Sergeant and First Sergeant, then Sergeant Major of the Regiment on 31 October 1861. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant of Company B on 16 January 1862, and First Lieutenant on 28 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps as a 2nd Lieutenant on 1 August 1863.
References & notes
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.