(c. 1840 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Age 21 years, he mustered in as Private, Company G, 9th New York Infantry on 30 August 1861 in New York City.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and engraved his name and unit in a windowsill in an upstairs bedroom of the Otto farm house near Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He transferred to Company A, 3rd New York Infantry on 6 May 1863. He was discharged 30 August 1863 at the expiration of his term.
References & notes
Service data from State of New York1. Information about his graffiti from the Antietam National Battlefield.
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 722; Issue 17, pg. 515 [AotW citation 18948]