(1837 - 1866)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 25 year old nailer in Weymouth, MA, he enlisted 8 August and mustered as Private, Company H, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 19 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Locust Spring field hospital near Keedysville, MD, at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 21 September, then sent on to Washington, DC. He was discharged for wounds on 8 November 1862 in Alexandria, VA.
After the War
He died of tuberculosis in April 1866 at only 29 years old.
References & notes
03/11/1837; Weymouth, MA
04/18/1866; Weymouth, MA; burial in Fairmount Cemetery, Weymouth, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 691 [AotW citation 20473]
2 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 241 [AotW citation 20474]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #195 [AotW citation 20475]