(1840 - 1928)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry
He enlisted at age 20 in Company K, 7th Ohio Infantry for 3 moths on 22 April 1861, and for 3 years on 20 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the head in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for wounds on 16 December 1862 at Smoketown, MD.
After the War
About 1870 he was in Warren, OH, in Sharon, PA in 1872, and filed for a land grant in Firesteel Township, Aurora County, SD in 1879. He was first postmaster there in 1882. He moved to Mitchell in about 1900.
References & notes
1840; 03/30/1840, GERMANY
06/22/1928; Rapid City, SD; burial in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell, SD