(? - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He mustered into service as a Sergeant in Company K, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves on 21 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the right thigh and hand in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD, on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He had two fingers amputated, and was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September but he contracted tetanus and died there on 21 September 1862 at 11 o'clock pm. He was originally buried at Mt Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, but reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/21/1862; Frederick, 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 3212]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22729]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #4.136 [AotW citation 22730]