(1841 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 19, from Poughkeepsie, he enrolled on 14 September 1861 in Kingston and mustered as 2nd Lieutenant, Company H, 20th New York State Militia (80th Infantry) on 9 October.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action, shot in the head, at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His remains were returned home and buried in February 1863.
References & notes
His service from the Adjutant General.1 Birth information from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave; a new stone replaced his broken one in 1979 and was rededicated in a Memorial Day ceremony that year. His picture from a CDV offered on ebay (2020); thanks to John Banks for finding that.
12/15/1841; Poughkeepsie, NY
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, NY