(1835 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 26 year old laborer in Centre County, he enlisted in Harrisburg on 12 September 1861, and mustered into service as Private, Company E, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry the same day. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the shoulder in action at Fox's Gap on on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds at a field hospital in Middletown, MD on 8 November 1862.
References & notes
11/08/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Old Pine Grove Mills Cemetery, Pine Grove Mills, PA
1 Albert, Alan D., editor, and Comrades of the Regimental Association, History of the Forty-fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Williamsport (Pa): Grit Pub. Co., 1912, pg. 466 [AotW citation 23072]
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 23073]
3 Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870 [AotW citation 23074]