(c. 1843 - 1864)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 49th New York Infantry
He was living with his family in Pomfret, Chautauqua County, NY by 1850, then 7 years old. On 6 September 1861, age 18, he enlisted in Fredonia for three years and mustered as Private, Company I, 49th New York Infantry on 10 September.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in a hospital in Chambersburg, PA and returned to duty, date not given. He was mortally wounded by gunshot to his right knee at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864 and died of wounds on 21 June 1864 at the US Army General Hospital in Alexandria, VA.
References & notes
c. 1843 in ENGLAND
06/21/1864; Alexandria, VA; burial in Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA
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. 116 [AotW citation 16160]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 24, pg. 1187 [AotW citation 22522]