(c. 1835 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 21st New York Infantry
In 1860 he was a 25 year old tailor living with the Schaffer family in Buffalo, NY. He enlisted there on 7 May 1861 and mustered as Private, Company F, 21st New York Infantry on 20 May.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a piece of shell to his left foot, bones broken, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 27 September, transferred to USA Genera Hospital #1 on 2 January 1863, and on to Baltimore on 21 April. He mustered out with his Company on 18 May 1863.
References & notes
c. 1835 in GERMANY
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. 119 [AotW citation 16209]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #466 [AotW citation 28219]
3 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 1899, Ser. No. 20, pg. 178 [AotW citation 28220]