(c. 1843 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 21st New York Infantry
In 1860 he was a 16 year old laborer living with his parents and siblings in Buffalo, NY. He enlisted in Buffalo on 1 May 1861 to serve two years and mustered in as a Private in Company A, 21st New York Infantry on 20 May. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for disability on 10 November 1862.
References & notes
c. 1843 in NY
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 20, pg. 202 [AotW citation 28135]
2 Mills, John Harrison, and 21st Regiment Veteran Association of Buffalo, Chronicles of the Twenty-first Regiment New York State Volunteers, Buffalo: 21st Reg't. Veteran Association of Buffalo, 1887, pg. 293 [AotW citation 28136]