Home State: Maryland
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry
He enlisted in Baltimore as a Private in Company A, (Maryland) Public Guard Regiment on 9 October 1861. They became the 5th Maryland Infantry in January 1862. He was detailed to the Provost Guard at Fortress Monroe, VA in July and August.
On the Campaign
He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was still listed as missing on 30 April 1863, and does not appear on the Company Muster-out roll.
1 Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pp. 181 - 184 [AotW citation 14250]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Soldiers who served in US Volunteer organizations enlisted for service during the Civil War, Record Group No. 94 (Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 27802]