Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He mustered into service in Company K, 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves on 27 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the left thigh (minie ball) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in a hospital in Frederick, MD and discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate on 3 January 1863.
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11444]
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. 160 [AotW citation 17461]