(1839 - 1879)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 22, he enlisted in Doylestown on 8 August 1862 and mustered as Sergeant, Company C, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the leg action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His leg was amputated and he was treated at the Lyceum Hall hospital in Hagerstown, MD and at the School House hospital in Chambersburg, PA. He was in a hospital in Philadelphia when his Company mustered out in May 1863.
After the War
He was justice of the peace for the Quakertown Borough in Buck's County by 1870.
References & notes
08/20/1879; burial in Union Cemetery, Quakertown, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23951]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg [AotW citation 23952]
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. 220 [AotW citation 23953]