(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 26, from Indiana County, he enrolled on 10 June 1861 and mustered into service as Captain, Company E, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 July in Washington, DC. He was captured in action at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1862 and held at Libby Prison in Richmond, VA until exchanged in August.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 21 September 1862 in Middletown, MD.
09/21/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Livermore Cemetery, Derry, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22845]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 22846]