(1844 - 1872)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 19, he enlisted in Reading on 8 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company E, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 August in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the head in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital at Camp Curtin near Harrisburg, PA, and mustered out with his Company on 19 May 1863.
References & notes
01/13/1844; Berks County, PA
04/10/1872; Berks County, PA; burial in Saint Thomas Cemetery, Bernville, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23994]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg [AotW citation 23995]
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. 405 [AotW citation 23996]