(1840 - 1896)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 23, he enlisted in Reading on 8 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company K, 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 returned to duty and mustered out with his Company on 19 May 1863.
After the War
In 1870 he was a day laborer in Womelsdorf, Berks County, PA and was working a farm there by 1880.
References & notes
03/02/1896; burial in Union Cemetery, Womelsdorf, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 24018]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg [AotW citation 24019]
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 24020]