(1839 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A shoemaker in Marblehead, he enlisted in Company H, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 21 in May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the head in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Showman Farm Hospital, Sharpsburg, but died of wounds on 19 September 1862.
References & notes
07/28/1839; Marblehead, MA
09/19/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead, MA
1 Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 380 - 403 [AotW citation 14463]
2 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 145 [AotW citation 16908]