Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry
Age 25, from Portage Lake, he enlisted on 8 August 1861 and mustered as Private, Company F, 7th Michigan Infantry on 22 August.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right calf in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital, Sharpsburg, MD, and was discharged for disability at Bath, MD (?) on 6 March 1863.
After the War
He was a plasterer in Detroit by 1877.
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. 130 [AotW citation 16387]
2 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pg. 12 [AotW citation 21110]