Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry
He enlisted on 12 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company K, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 25 August.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He mustered out with his Company on 8 June 1865.
References & notes
Basic service from the Adjutant General.1 His presence at Antietam from Joseph Crowell's The Young Volunteer: The Everyday Experiences of a Soldier Boy in the Civil War (1906), as Jacob Engle.
1 State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William Scudder Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. I, pg. 658 [AotW citation 21873]