(c. 1839 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 22 year old joiner and carpenter in Youngsville, he joined the "Raftsmen's Guard" at Warren, PA in May 1861, went down the river to Pittsburgh then on to Harrisburg with the rest of his Company, and mustered into service there as Sergeant, Company D, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 May. He was captured in the Seven Days battles in Virginia about 27 June 1862 and held in Richmond, VA until paroled in early August. He was exchanged and rejoined his Company, date not known.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References & notes
c. 1839; Warren, PA
09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
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. 365 [AotW citation 22954]
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 22955]