(1843 - 1862)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 10th Maine Infantry
Age 18, from Norway, he mustered as Private, Company G, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861.
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 the Smoketown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, and had his leg amputated at the thigh, but died of wounds on 6 November 1862.
References & notes
04/06/1843; Norway, ME
11/06/1862; 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 3199]
2 State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 282 [AotW citation 17344]
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. 124 [AotW citation 17345]