(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 26 year old laborer in Philadelphia, he mustered into service as Private, Company F, 81st Pennsylvania Infantry on 27 October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded through the lungs in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Smoketown hospital but died there of wounds on 17 October 1862.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on the battlefield to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
10/17/1862; 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 3439]
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 23372]
3 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 192 [AotW citation 23373]