(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 18 year old farmer in Towanda, he enlisted there on 26 August 1861 and mustered as Private, Company G, 50th Pennsylvania Infantry in September 1861 in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and buried on the field [map].
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 11525]
2 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3213]