(c. 1845 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Michigan Infantry
A 17 year old farm boy on his father's place in Coe Township, Isabella County, he enlisted and mustered in St. Louis, MO on 16 August as Private, Company C, Eighth Michigan Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and buried on the field [map].
After the War
He was reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
c. 1845; Ontario County, NY
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 3342]
2 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 8, pg. 30 [AotW citation 11962]