(1844 - 1868)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 18 year old farmer in Petersham, MA, he enlisted in Worcester as a Private in Company K, 21st Massachusetts Infantry on 1 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Locust Spring hospital on the Geeting Farm near Keedysville, MD and was discharged for wounds on 13 December 1862.
References & notes
06/21/1844; Gardner, MA
01/09/1868; Worcester, MA; burial in Old Burying Ground, Gardner, 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. 2, pg. 644 [AotW citation 26498]
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 26499]
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. 261 [AotW citation 26500]