(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 24 year old farmer in Wyoming County, he enlisted on 15 May 1861 in Harrisburg. He mustered into service as Sergeant, Company B, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds at the Smoketown hospital on 30 October 1862.
10/30/1862; Smoketown, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22879]
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 22880]