(1834 - 1894)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted at age 26 on 23 September 1861 in Company H, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry as Corporal.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Crampton’s Gap on 14 September 1862 while carrying the Colors.
The rest of the War
He mustered out with his Company on 21 October 1864.
After the War
He was a charter member (1882) of Col. Edwin Schall Post 290 of the GAR in Lansdale, PA.
References & notes
Basic information from Bates1. Details from Colonel Cake’s Official Report. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
05/23/1894; burial in Wentz United Church of Christ Cemetery, Worcester, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 96th Infantry [AotW citation 15360]