(1837 - ?)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 24 year old painter in Northampton, MA, he enlisted in Worcester as a Private in Company B, 21st Massachusetts Infantry on 5 August 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 9 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 while serving a Color Corporal.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862 and promoted to Color Sergeant the next day. He reenlisted on 1 January 1864, was captured at Petersburg, VA on 17 June 1864, exchanged on 26 December in Charleston, SC, and discharged on 14 January 1865.
References & notes
1837; Northampton, 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. 606 [AotW citation 26539]
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 26540]
3 Walcott, Charles Folsom, History of the Twenty-first Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, in the War for the Preservation of the Union, 1861-1865, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1882, pg. 207 [AotW citation 26541]