(1840 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
In 1860 he was a 20 year old worker on his father's farm in Ovid, Branch County, Michigan. On 28 May 1861 he enlisted and mustered into service in Company G, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry in New York City. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was buried on the battlefield [map].
References & notes
His service from Bates1 and the Card File. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.
06/30/1840 in OH
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD