(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 21, he enlisted in Warren County on 24 September 1861 and mustered into service in Erie County as Private, Company D, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 November.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital near the battlefield, but died there of wounds on 11 October 1862.
References & notes
10/11/1862; Smoketown, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 10969]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 23757]
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. 278 [AotW citation 23758]