(? - 1902)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 28, he enrolled on 10 June 1861 and mustered into service as 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 July in Washington, DC. He was appointed Regimental Quartermaster to date from 2 July.
On the Campaign
He was wounded "dangerously" in the face in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 1 March 1863 and mustered out with the regiment on 13 June 1864 in Pittsburgh. He was honored by brevet to Captain on 13 March 1865 "for gallant conduct at the battle of South Mountain, Md".
After the War
He began to receive an Invalid veteran's pension in 1871.
References & notes
05/27/1902; Bairdstown, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22847]
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 22848]
3 Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pp. 374, 690 [AotW citation 22849]