(1838 - 1862)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Indiana Infantry
From Martin County, IN, he mustered as Private, Company C, 14th Indiana Infantry on 7 June 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to his lung in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 21 September 1862.
References & notes
09/21/1862; burial in Alfordsville Cemetery, Alfordsville, IN
1 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. 112 [AotW citation 16106]
2 State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 277 [AotW citation 20568]