(1843 - 1862)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry
Age 18, he enlisted as a Private in Company I, 30th Ohio Infantry on 22 August 1861 and mustered into Federal service with them at Champ Chase, Columbus, OH on 31 August.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Locust Spring hospital near Keedysville, MD, then at a hospital in Middletown, MD. He died there of wounds on 16 October 1862.
References & notes
10/16/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Old Town Cemetery, Barrs Mills, 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. 421 [AotW citation 22232]
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. 215 [AotW citation 22233]