(1837 - 1912)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd New York Infantry
He moved with his family to Troy Township, Bradford County, PA in 1841, and was a farmer there. He enlisted in Company D, 23rd New York Infantry on 6 May 1861 at age 23, and mustered as Corporal on 16 May.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His right arm was amputated, and he was discharged for wounds at Washington, DC on 5 December 1862.
After the War
He was in the "general merchandise business" from 1875 to 1885 in East Troy, PA.
References & notes
06/09/1837; Painted Post, NY
09/20/1912; East Troy, PA; burial in Leonard Cemetery, Springfield, PA
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. 121 [AotW citation 16242]
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 1899, Serial No. 20, pg. 435 [AotW citation 17265]