(c. 1837 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 21st New York Infantry
In 1860 he was a 23 year old railroad fireman living in Buffalo, NY. He enlisted in Buffalo, NY on 1 May 1861 to serve two years, and mustered in on 20 May as a Private in Company B, 21st New York Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal on 30 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the head in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He mustered out with his Company on 18 May 1863 in Buffalo.
After the War
By 1870 and to at least 1900 he was an engineer on the New York Central Railroad and lived in Buffalo. In 1910 he was managing a truck farm in North Collins, NY.
References & notes
c. 1837 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. 268 [AotW citation 28162]
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.. 294 [AotW citation 28163]