(1942 - 1919)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry
In 1860 he was 18 years old and lived with his parents and 5 siblings near Knoxville in Jefferson County, OH. He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 30th Ohio Infantry on 17 August 1861 and mustered into Federal service with them at Champ Chase, Columbus, OH on 28 August.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the shoulder in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 17 September and was sent to Baltimore on 10 November, He was discharged for wounds at Frederick (?) on 14 May 1863. He began receiving an invalid veteran's pension that month.
After the War
By 1880 he was a brick maker/moulder in Knoxville, OH. By 1900 and to at least 1910 he was a bricklayer living in the village of Toronto in Jefferson County.
References & notes
12/1842 in OH
11/10/1919; Toronto, OH; burial in Toronto Union Cemetery, Toronto, OH
1 State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 416 [AotW citation 22225]
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 #132 [AotW citation 22226]