(c. 1822 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 39 year old forgeman in Centre County, he enlisted there on 16 August 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company A, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 September in Harrisburg. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 January 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reinterred form his original burial on South Mountain to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, 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 3287]
2 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 23009]