(1839 - 1902)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted in Wyattstown, MD and mustered into service as Private, Company A, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 21 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot to the thigh in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was probably treated at a field hospital near the battlefield, then admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 September. He was listed as a deserter at Berlin, MD, but enlisted in the 6th US Cavalry in November 1862.
References & notes
1839; Steuben County, NY
09/24/1902; burial in Conway Benjamin Cemetery, Livingston County, MI
1 Thomson, O. R. Howard, and William H. Rauch, History of the "Bucktails", Kane Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps (13th Pennsylvania Reserves, 42nd of the Line), Philadelphia: Electric Printing Co., 1906, pg. 345 [AotW citation 22944]
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 22945]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #349 [AotW citation 22956]