Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He had probably served as a Private in Company I, 16th Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months' service) April-July 1861. He was a 22 year old laborer from Pottsville when he enlisted on 23 September 1861 in Company F, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry as Corporal.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Crampton’s Gap on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was listed as a deserter on 14 October 1862.
References & notes
Basic information from Bates1.
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 96th Infantry [AotW citation 15373]