(1840 - 1915)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 22, he enlisted in Doylestown on 8 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company C, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in his left thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a field hospital on the Showman farm near the battlefield and returned to duty. He was captured in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 2 May 1863 and mustered out with his Company on 19 May 1863.
References & notes
1915; burial in Newtown Cemetery, Newtown, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23936]
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. 193 [AotW citation 23938]