(1827 - 1862)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
In 1860 he was a 33 year old painter living with his father, a printer, in Thomaston, Knox County, Maine. He gave his residence as Lynn, Massachusetts when he enlisted as a Private in Company D, 8th Massachusetts Infantry on 30 April 1861 for 3 months. He mustered out with them in Boston on 1 August and almost immediately reenlisted. He mustered as Corporal, Company H, 20th Massachusetts Infantry on 24 August 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant in July or August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
References & notes
11/06/1827 in ME
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 526; Vol. 2, pg. 562 [AotW citation 20695]