(c. 1841 - ?)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry
A 20 year old miner in Philadelphia, he enrolled and mustered into service there on 11 September 1861 as Private, Company D, 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
On the Campaign
He was captured on 13 September 1862, probably in a skirmish near Middletown, MD.
The rest of the War
He was a prisoner until 4 January 1863. He reenlisted on 31 December 1863, was promoted to Corporal on 1 September and to Quartermaster Sergeant on 1 June 1865. He transferred at that rank to Company D, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry on 24 July and mustered out with them on 11 August 1865.
References & notes
1 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 23363]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23364]