(1843 - 1880)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry
From Boscobel, he enlisted in Company H, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 29 August 1861. He was promoted Corporal and Sergeant.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was again wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA with the loss of both eyes. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for gallantry in action at Gettysburg.
After the War
He returned to Boscobel, learned broom-making, and married (1867). He moved to Dorchester, NE between 1870 and 1873 and died of pneumonia at age 36.
References & notes
08/24/1843; Boscobel, WI
01/27/1880; Dorchester, NE; burial in Dorchester Cemetery, Dorchester, NE