(1834 - 1895)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 23 year old farmer in Northstrabane Township, Washington County, he mustered into service as Private, Company C, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves on 23 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a field hospital near the battlefield then at a US Army hospital in Chambersburg, PA. He was discharged for wounds on 22 December 1862.
After the War
By 1870, and to at least 1880, he was a prosperous farmer in Armstrong County.
References & notes
1834 in PA
1895; burial in Cochran Cemetery, Templeton, Armstrong County, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22813]
2 Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 675 [AotW citation 22814]
3 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. 410 [AotW citation 22815]