(1840 - 1912)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 22, he enlisted in Reading on 4 August 1862 and mustered as Corporal, Company I, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 August in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in a private home, place not given, and retuned to duty, but was listed as missing at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863, with no further military record.
After the War
In 1880 he was working in a machine shop in Fullerton, Lehigh County, in 1900 he was a sander in a furniture factory, and he'd retired by 1910.
References & notes
07/28/1840; Berks County, PA
01/24/1912; Fullerton, PA; burial in Fairview Cemetery, West Catasauqua, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 24015]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg [AotW citation 24016]
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. 447 [AotW citation 24017]