(c. 1833 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Artillery
He was a 26 year old miner when he enlisted on 11 May 1859 as Private, Battery D, 2nd United States Artillery at Fort Hamilton, NY.
On the Campaign
He was with his Battery in Maryland but he died of typhoid fever at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 14 November 1862.
The rest of the War
He was probably initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, and later reinterred in Massachusetts.
After the War
His mother Vienna Walker later applied for a Federal pension based on his service, which was approved.
References & notes
c. 1833; Springfield, MA
11/14/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Three Rivers - Thorndike Cemetery, Three Rivers, MA
1 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 57, pg. 243 [AotW citation 17675]