(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 27 year old tinsmith in Barre, MA, he mustered as Private in Company K, 21st Massachusetts Infantry on 19 July 1861. He was promoted to First Sergeant on 1 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was probably treated at a field hospital near Sharpsburg and died there of wounds on 26 September 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References & notes
09/26/1862; 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 3407]
2 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 642 [AotW citation 20726]