(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 26, he enlisted on 24 August 1861 in Philadelphia and mustered into service as Private, Company B, 69th Pennsylvania Infantry on 31 October at Camp Observation, MD.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a field hospital on the Hoffman Farm near Sharpsburg where his ring finger was amputated. He was later transferred to a hospital in Philadelphia, where he died of his wounds on 9 October 1862.
References & notes
10/09/1862; Philadelphia, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11660]
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 23266]
3 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 361 [AotW citation 23267]