(1837 - 1866)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 10th Maine Infantry
At age 23, from Ashland, he enlisted as Private, Company D, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 6 February and Sergeant on 1 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Sergeant 1 January 1863. By the end of 1863 he was in command of his Company as senior man present. He reenlisted in March 1864 and transferred with the Company to the 10th Maine Battalion, then 29th Infantry in May 1864. He was slightly wounded in the face in action at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864. He was appointed First Lieutenant, Company D, 29th Maine Infantry on 11 December 1864, and Captain on 17 January 1865. He was resigned and was discharged for disability to date from 11 October 1865.
After the War
He died not long after discharge, age 28.
References & notes
12/26/1837; China, ME
07/04/1866; Ashland, ME; burial in Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, ME