(c. 1839 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 23 year old blacksmith from Butler County, he enlisted 7 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company D, 137th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in Maryland but died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 12 November 1862.
After the War
He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.
References & notes
Basic information from Bates.1 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 19 November 1862.
11/12/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 17669]