(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 97th New York Infantry
Age 26, he enlisted in Lassellsville on 26 September 1861 as Private, Company F, 97th New York Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a field hospital on the Hoffman Farm and at Smoketown, MD. His leg was amputated but he died of wounds 18 October 1862. He was reinterred from burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery about 1867.
References & notes
10/18/1862; Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3151]
2 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 1902, Ser. No. 32, pg. 738 [AotW citation 25049]
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. 111 [AotW citation 25050]