(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Ohio Infantry
Age 19, he enlisted as a Private, Company I, 5th Ohio Infantry on 20 June 1861. He was appointed Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a private house near the battlefield but died there of wounds on 1 October 1862.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on or near the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References & notes
10/01/1862; 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 3502]
2 State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 163 [AotW citation 25167]
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. 209 [AotW citation 25168]