(c. 1839 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Chester County, he enlisted there on 16 August 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company A, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 September in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 27 September 1862, place not given.
References & notes
c. 1839; Centre County, PA
09/27/1862; burial in Howard Cemetery, Howard, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11483]
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 23008]