(1840 - 1863)
Home State: New Hampshire
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 20, known as Cornelius, from New Boston, NH, he enlisted there as a Private in Company F, 2nd US Sharpshooters on 25 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a US Army hospital in Fredrick, MD from 18 to 22 September then sent on to Washington, DC. He was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863.
References & notes
More on the Web
He's in an 1862 group photograph with 7 other soldiers in his Company, now in the collection of the US Army Heritage and Education Center. Posted to the blog.
09/26/1840; New Boston, NH
07/03/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in New Boston Cemetery, New Boston, NH
1 State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, pg. 976 [AotW citation 26377]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #4.020 [AotW citation 26378]