(1843 - 1925)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Age 19 years. Enlisted May 4, 1861 at New York city and mustered in as Private, Company C. He was promoted Corporal on June 20, 1862.
On the Campaign
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Geayer, Stiles, Corporals Fields and Stephens (all wounded), Company C ..."
The rest of the War
He was reduced to Private on December 20, 1862 and mustered out with his company May 20, 1863.
After the War
Gospill's Directory lists him in Hoboken, NJ in 1867. The US Congress voted to increase his pension to $36 per month in 1918.
References & notes
2/21/1843 in NY
4/09/1925; in NJ; burial in Hoboken Cemetery, North Bergen, NJ