(1830 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 31, he enlisted on 2 September 1861 in Norristown and mustered as Private, Company D, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 September 1861 in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Locust Spring field hospital near Keedysville, MD but died there of wounds on 18 (or 19) October 1862.
References & notes
09/1830 in PA
10/18/1862; Keedysville, MD; burial in Montgomery Cemetery, Norristown, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11555]
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 23115]