(c. 1833 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Age 28 years. Enlisted August 16, 1861 at New York City and mustered in as Private, Company B to serve two years. He was promoted Corporal on October 11, 1861.
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 promoted to Sergeant on November 24, 1862 and transferred to non-commissioned staff - probably Sergeant Major - Third Infantry, May 6, 1863 and was discharged August 16, 1863.
References & notes
Service data from State of New York1.