(c. 1840 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th New York Infantry
Age 21, he enlisted on 26 April 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company K, 4th New York Infantry on 2 May.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the head in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 ...
... by a ball which grazed the right parietal bone, breaking and slightly depressing the fragments. No surgical operation was then made. On the fourth day he had convulsions; his surgeon removed the broken pieces, the convulsions ceased, and when seen at Frederick City, Md. four weeks later, they had not returned, but a paralysis of his left side remained.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 3 October and transferred out on 20 December 1862. He was discharged for disability on 22 January 1863 at Convalescent Camp, VA.
References & notes
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, For the Year 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 714 [AotW citation 22157]
2 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 #4.972 [AotW citation 22158]