(1832 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 28 year old lumberman in Lycoming County, he enlisted on 21 September 1861 in Wellsboro, and mustered into service as Private, Company I, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 October in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the head in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 22 September but died there on 24 September 1862.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the National Cemetery about 1867.
References & notes
1832; Monroe, Waldo County, ME
09/24/1862; Frederick, 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 11496]
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 23047]