(1841 - 1886)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 19 year old stonecutter in Quincy, MA, he enlisted on 16 April 1861 for three months' service as a Private in Company H, 4th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia (Infantry). He mustered out on 22 July in Boston, then enlisted as a Corporal in Company C, 21st Massachusetts Infantry. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 29 July 1862 and promoted to First Lieutenant on 2 September.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot to his leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in US Army General Hospital #1 in Frederick, MD, dates not given. He was tried by General Court Martial in May 1863 on a charge of "Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman", was found guilty, and was dismissed from the service on 5 June 1863.
He enlisted again, as a Private, Company F, 4th Massachusetts Cavalry, on 27 January 1864 and was discharged on 27 July 1865.
References & notes
03/15/1886; burial in Hall Cemetery, Quincy, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 223; Vol. 2, pg. 609; Vol. 6, pg. 451 [AotW citation 26487]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Soldiers who served in US Volunteer organizations enlisted for service during the Civil War, Record Group No. 94 (Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 26488]
3 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 #64 [AotW citation 26489]