(c. 1834 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 27 year old miner in Schuykill County, he enlisted on 9 September 1861 and mustered as Private, Company E, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry in Harrisburg on 21 September.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on the field to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 3250]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 26224]
3 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 26225]