(1844 - 1864)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Not yet 17 years old, he mustered into service as Private, Company F, 45th Infantry on 9 October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to his right lung and arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 2 October and was was discharged on 30 December 1862 with paralysis of his arm. He reenlisted, in Company I, on 25 February 1864. He was killed in action at Petersburg, VA on 27 June 1864.
References & notes
11/09/1844; Wellsboro, PA
06/27/1864; Petersburg, VA; burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury Center, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11490]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #95 [AotW citation 23029]