(1830 - 1906)
Home State: New Hampshire
Branch of Service: Infantry
Fromm Claremont, he enlisted at age 32 in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 27 September 1861, and mustered as Corporal on 12 October.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the head in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He had been wounded …
by a fragment of shell which caused a compound fracture of the occipital bone. On October 4th he was admitted to hospital No 1 at Frederick, Maryland where he was discharged the service April 22d 1863. In March 1868 he received a pension on account of incapacity resulting from epilepsy. His disability was rated total and permanent by Examining Surgeon Thomas Sanborn of the Pension Bureau.
After the War
He lived in Windsor, VT from 1870.
References & notes
1830; Danville, Quebec, CANADA
05/20/1906; Windsor, VT; burial in Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, VT
1 Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 187 - 202 [AotW citation 13472]
2 Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Volume 1, Issue 2, pg. 177 [AotW citation 13518]