(1833 - 1863)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 28, he enlisted in Allentown on 6 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company G, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 August in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in his right hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital at Camp Curtin near Harrisburg. He returned to duty and may have been wounded again, at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863. He died about a month later, place and cause not known.
References & notes
06/08/1863; burial in Friedens Church Cemetery, Friedens, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23961]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg [AotW citation 23962]
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. 273 [AotW citation 23963]