(c. 1841 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 107th New York Infantry
A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted at Elmira and mustered in as Private, Company D, 107th New York Infantry on 8 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He deserted from the hospital, date not given, with no later service information.
References & notes
His service from the State Adjutant General1 and his muster roll extract, online from fold3. His wounding from a letter his cousin and fellow Co. D soldier William Van Auken wrote home 10 days after the battle, posted and transcribed by William Griffing on Spared & Shared; the original letter from the collection of Richard Weiner. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
c. 1841; Chemung County, 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 1903, Ser. No. 34, pg. 159 [AotW citation 29131]