(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 18 year old farmer in Deerfield, MA, he mustered as Private, Company I, 21st Massachusetts Infantry on 19 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD, but died there of wounds on 18 October 1862. He was reinterred in the new National Cemetery, grave #1023, in 1866 or 1867 from his original burial in Frederick.
References & notes
10/18/1862; Frederick, 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 3786]
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. 639 [AotW citation 20721]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #575 [AotW citation 20722]