(1827 - 1870)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
About age 35, from Philadelphia, he enlisted and mustered as Corporal, Company F, 19th Pennsylvania Infantry for three months' service on 18 May 1861, and he mustered out with them on 29 August. He then enrolled and mustered as 2nd Lieutenant of Company F, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 3 September 1861 in Philadelphia.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Lieutenant of Company K on 14 December 1862 and was in action with his Company at Gettysburg in July 1863. He was captured in action at Yellow Tavern, VA on the Weldon Railroad on 18 August 1864, released, date not given, and discharged on 9 March 1865.
References & notes
1827; Philadelphia, PA
01/24/1870; Philadelphia, PA; burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
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 23596]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23597]
3 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 365 [AotW citation 23598]