(1841 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A coach maker in Shippensburg, he mustered into service as Private, Company A, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 July 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 September 1862. He was wounded in action at Malvern Hill, VA on 1 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 20 September 1862 at Hagerstown, MD.
References & notes
Basic information from Bates1. His picture from a photograph at the Library of Congress, donated in 2017 by Tom Liljenquist. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
04/01/1841 in PA
09/20/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11767]