(1842 - 1914)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A laborer in Newton Township, Cumberland County, he mustered into service as Private in Company E, 130th Pennsylvania Infantry on 11 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the neck and leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. He was thought to have been killed in action.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a hospital in Harrisburg, PA on 28 December 1862 for pneumonia, and sent to a hospital in Washington, DC 28 February 1863. He returned to duty 18 March, but was still ill when he mustered out with his Company on 21 May 1863. He enlisted again, mustering as Sergeant, Company F, 207th Pennsylvania Infantry on 3 September 1864. He was unaccounted for at muster-out of the Company in May 1865.
After the War
He was a book dealer and publisher in York, PA. From 1910-1912 he lived in the Soldiers' Home, Dayton, OH, but was a resident of York, PA at the time of his death.
References & notes
05/22/1842; Chambersburg, PA
11/26/1914; York, PA; burial in Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, PA