(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 26, he enlisted in Fairview on 20 October 1861 and mustered into service in Erie County as Corporal, Company C, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 3 November.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the left leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of his wounds at the Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg on 21 September 1862.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial near the battlefield to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/21/1862; Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 10960]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg [AotW citation 23755]
3 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. 218 [AotW citation 23756]