(c. 1827 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Age 34 years. Enlisted July 31, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company B on August 15 to serve two years. He was promoted Corporal on January 1, 1862 and Sergeant, May 1.
On the Campaign
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Dews, Whitney (wounded), and Schmidt; Corporals Farrell (wounded) Cornell and Roberts, Company B..."
The rest of the War
He was appointed First Sergeant on November 24, 1862. He transferred to Company A, Third Infantry, May 6, 1863 and was discharged, July 31, 1863.
References & notes
Service data from State of New York1.
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 748; Issue 17 (for the year 1898), pg. 568 [AotW citation 12627]